47 CFR 2.701 - Prohibition against use of a radio device for eavesdropping.

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§ 2.701 Prohibition against use of a radio device for eavesdropping.
(a) No person shall use, either directly or indirectly, a device required to be licensed by section 301 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, for the purpose of overhearing or recording the private conversations of others unless such use is authorized by all of the parties engaging in the conversation.
(b) Paragraph (a) of this section shall not apply to operations of any law enforcement officers conducted under lawful authority.
[31 FR 3400, Mar. 4, 1966]

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  • 2015-06-23; vol. 80 # 120 - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
    1. 80 FR 36164 - Shared Commercial Operations in the 3550-3650 MHz Band
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      Final rule.
      Effective July 23, 2015, except for §§ 96.17(d), 96.21(a)(3), 96.23(b), 96.29, 96.33(b), 96.35(e), 96.39(a), 96.39(c)-(g), 96.41(d)(1), 96.43(b), 96.45(b), 96.45(d), 96.49, 96.51, 96.57(a)-(c), 96.59(a), 96.61, 96.63, and 96.67(b)-(c) which contain information collection requirements that are not effective until approved by the Office of Management and Budget. The FCC will publish a document in the Federal Register announcing the effective date for those sections.
      47 CFR Parts 0, 1, 2, 90, 95, and 96

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Title 47 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2015-07-02; vol. 80 # 127 - Thursday, July 2, 2015
    1. 80 FR 38316 - WRC-12 Radiocommunication Conference (Geneva 2012)
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      Proposed rule.
      Comments must be filed on or before August 31, 2015 and reply comments must be filed on or before September 30, 2015.
      47 CFR Parts 2, 15, 80, 90, 97, and 101