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Synonyms for wiretap

to monitor (telephone calls) with a concealed listening device connected to the circuit

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Synonyms for wiretap

the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information

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tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information

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FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to testify publicly before the committee Monday and will be questioned about Trump's wiretap claims in addition to whether the FBI had any information regarding members of the Trump team meeting with Russian government officials during the presidential election, USA Today (http://www.
Set minimum of NodeNum is 5 and wiretappers wiretap on node 2, 3 and 4 (There is no difference between nodes in wireless network).
The court ruled that either the phone itself or the listening post used by agents had to be in the same district as the as the judge who authorized the wiretap," the report stated.
The rogue firmware also concealed phone numbers for the illegal wiretaps to elude consistency checks.
I expect that we'll continue to see use of wiretaps and other aggressive law enforcement techniques in the white-collar area," says Seth Levine, a partner at Levine Lee.
Wiretaps leaked to the press have helped blow the lid on a slew of scandals, including Berlusconi's sexual escapades, and a corruption probe into public works contracts that has tainted his government and forced Industry Minister Claudio Scaiola to resign in May.
It is a federal crime to wiretap or to use a machine to capture the communications of others without court approval, unless one of the parties has given their prior consent.
It's a 'comprehensive wiretap system that intercepts wire-line phones, cellular phones, SMS and push-to-talk systems,' says Steven Bellovin, a Columbia University computer science professor and longtime surveillance expert.
Even Pat Leahy, who sided with Feingold at the Judiciary hearings--saying it made no sense to assert that Congress unwittingly approved wiretaps, as the Administration claims--is noncommittal on censure.
Bush is currently under the limelight for authorizing wiretaps of ordinary citizens.
The legislation also restricts the government's powers, requiring a higher standard of proof for investigators to demand business records, greater judicial oversight, and increased reporting to Congress on antiterrorism operations and limits on roving wiretaps.
A former Fox FX vice president who after being fired used wiretaps to listen in on calls by executives from the cable TV network was sentenced Tuesday to three years' probation.
Evidence of the plotting of that event from as early as 1990 was un wiretaps not translated until after the bombing.
Cohen's lawsuit says she learned about the wiretaps from the FBI in 2002 after a jury ordered Masry to pay Cohen $120,000 (pounds 80,000) for slander.