Privacy: An Overview of Federal Statutes Governing Wiretapping and Electronic Eavesdropping

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Report that provides an overview of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Topics include the prohibition and penalties of wiretapping and eavesdropping, legal instances of both, and penalties for violations.

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Location(s): United States - Washington D.C.
Creation Date: October 9, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Stevens, Gina

Legislative Attorney

Creator (Author):
Doyle, Charles

Senior Specialist in American Public Law

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 9, 2012
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United States - Washington D.C.
Description:

Report that provides an overview of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Topics include the prohibition and penalties of wiretapping and eavesdropping, legal instances of both, and penalties for violations.

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162 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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