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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of surreptitiously listening in on a telephone conversation to get information v. - Gain surreptitious access to a telephone or telegraph to get information.

Usage examples (37)
  • An unwarranted wiretap is perfectly legal — so long as you go to the FISA court within 3 days after the fact.
  • Sorry – don’t have a problem with that. if a wiretap is actually “related to al Qaeda”, then there should be no problem getting a supoena.
  • From what I understand, the acutal process of apply for and recieving permission to wiretap is so slow, that by the time you got such permission, the opportunity would...
  • However, knowingly or not, the Brazilian people still refer to the old process - the "wiretap" - as it still exists. for more
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