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Surreptitious Recording of Conversation Using Voice Memo App Violates Wiretap Act

An employee who secretly recorded a conversation with his boss using his smartphone’s voice memo app violated the Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Control Act (Wiretap Act), the Pennsylvania Superior Court held in Com. v. Smith.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:22+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Categories: Criminal Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Surreptitious Recording of Conversation Using Voice Memo App Violates Wiretap Act

Sender of Incriminating Text Messages to Informant’s Tablet Computer Lacked Reasonable Expectation of Privacy

A defendant lacked a reasonable expectation of privacy in the contents of a text message conversation he had with a police informant, the Pennsylvania Superior Court held in Com. v. Diego.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:28+00:00 July 13th, 2015|Categories: Criminal Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sender of Incriminating Text Messages to Informant’s Tablet Computer Lacked Reasonable Expectation of Privacy