The monitoring of phone or internet conversation by a third party, often secretly. To be legal a wiretap needs a permit.
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
Eavesdropping on private conversations by connecting listening equipment to a telephone line. To be legal, wiretapping must be authorized by a search warrant or court order.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:26 pm