Art Alexion on 18 Jan 2009 08:13:42 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Recording Phone/Cellular Conversations Linux

On 01/17/2009 Eric wrote:
> If you are going to record a telephone conversation you must be 
> cognizant of which state you are in (as in: one of the 50... not "mental 
> state" or "solid|liquid|gas"), which state the other party is in, and 
> what the wiretap laws are in both states.  I'd recommend that you check 
> with a lawyer before you do anything like this.  The consequences can be 
> very bad.

And PA has one of the most restrictive of those laws.

When caller ID was first introduced elsewhere, it was blocked (pun 
intended) in PA by concerns that it would violate the wiretap laws.  The 
ability to block Caller ID was introduced to assuage PA officials' 
concerns and allow Caller ID in PA.
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