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eavesdrop

verb hearken, intercept, listen, listen stealthily, overhear, tap the lines, wiretap
Associated concepts: eavesdropping device, search warrant, suppression hearing, wiretapping
See also: monitor, overhear, spy
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The Sixth Circuit reasoned that when the government gets a "lucky break" and "stumbles across" illegally eavesdropped recordings it had no hand in intercepting, Title III does not require the suppression of such recordings.
Newspaper "Epoka Squiptare" received this information from a close cooperator of SDSM leader Zoran Zaev and according to this source, none of the eavesdropped conversations consist the conversation between Mijalov and Xhaferi.
Whoever illegally eavesdropped [on Turkey] or violated laws will eventually be called to account for doing so," Elvan said.
29) However, if the wife's spyware records a draft e-mail that is never sent or a love letter typed on Microsoft Word, she likely has not eavesdropped on her husband under either the federal or Illinois acts.
These information arose from the investigation of the Public Prosecution and the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and it was found out that BESA Movement several times demanded the materials from the illegally eavesdropped audio recordings of private telephone conversations of government officials from SDSM.
Asked to comment on criticism that the government members have not sufficiently reacted against the BND spying on Turkey, Zeybekci said the Turkish intelligence should hit back at Germany by eavesdropping on Germany and that if the Turkish officials have been eavesdropped under instruction from German authorities, this cannot be considered a move befitting alliance or friendly ties.
Zhurnal" Agency reports from political sources that EU and US diplomats are "pro" the idea to adopt a law which will ban the abuse of eavesdropped conversations.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Allegations made by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an that bugging devices were found in his office in his Ankara home evoked a debate among columnists, who say that it is highly likely that Erdoy-an is being eavesdropped on, citing the common belief that the deep state in Turkey has not yet been eradicated and clandestine networks within the state may indeed be listening in on Erdoy-an's conversations.
Crisis should have terminated in the first or second week from the publication of eavesdropped conversations, and the presented materials haven't been refuted by the prosecution or government, only from the party led by Prime Minister.
Observer Ismet Ramadani says that Zoran Zaev did a big favor to Macedonia by publishing the eavesdropped recorded materials.
If it proves that the Government of Gruevski eavesdropped on the former general secretary of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Macedonia will lose its legitimacy and won't be trusted by the North-Atlantic Union, stressed university professor Nano Ruzin.
Public Prosecutor's Office must immediately initiate investigation for prosecuting the perpetrators who illegally eavesdropped on citizens' conversations, as well as to initiate procedure for possible malpractice, illegal actions, corruption and breaching human rights mentioned in the published recordings", commented Misha Popovikj from the Institute of Democracy - Societas Sivitas.