private conversation. They must have made a concentrated effort to eavesdrop. Examples of this would be using a recording device or amplifier to catch all elements of the conversation. The California law specifically states that,
“a person who, intentionally and without the consent of all parties to a confidential communication, uses an electronic amplifying or recording device to eavesdrop upon or record the confidential communication, whether the communication is carried on among the parties in the presence of one another or by means of a telegraph, telephone, or other device, except a radio, shall be punished.”
- “recording an employer’s conversations when they’re speaking to other employees.
- recording the conversation of a hotel guest while you are in the hallway/another room/beneath their hotel window.
- using a laptop in an intimate restaurant to record the conversation between two patrons”
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