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WIRETAPPING

"Wiretapping" means the intentional overhearing or recording of a telephonic or telegraphic communication or a communication made by cellular radio telephone by a person other than a sender or receiver thereof, without the consent of either the sender or receiver, by means of any instrument, device or equipment. The normal operation of a telephone or telegraph corporation and the normal use of the services and facilities furnished by such corporation pursuant to its tariffs shall not be deemed wiretapping.

Source:  General Statutes § 53a-187 (a) (1) (applies to § 53a-188, Tampering with Private Communications, and § 53a-189, Eavesdropping).

  

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