[funsec] RE: ECPA and eavesdropping on other people's phone calls

Dude VanWinkle dudevanwinkle at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 12:06:47 CST 2006


On 2/24/06, Richard M. Smith <rms at bsf-llc.com> wrote:
> The relavent Federal law is something called the Electronic Communications
> Privacy Act or ECPA.  Here's the text:

<snip>

Couldnt this be interpreted in the following way
>From :"a  cordless   telephone communication that is transmitted
between the cordless  telephone handset  and  the base unit, "

This signal was being transmitted far beyond the protected line of
handset-to-base-unit.
?

And Dparis: they lost the case
-JP



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