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  •  Not necessarily... (5+ / 0-)
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    Cedwyn, jacey, mmacdDE, JayBat, SilentBrook

    ... events that are recorded from public spaces can have no expectation of privacy.  This is what overturned the "can't record the police" ordinances here in MA.

    This mess will have to be adjudicated in the courts.

    •  KY Statute (5+ / 0-)
      526.010 Definition.
      The following definition applies in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires: “Eavesdrop” means to overhear, record, amplify or transmit any part of a wire or oral communication of others without the consent of at least one (1) party thereto by means of any electronic, mechanical or other device.

      526.020 Eavesdropping.
      (1) A person is guilty of eavesdropping when he intentionally uses any device to eavesdrop, whether or not he is present at the time.

      (2) Eavesdropping is a Class D felony.

      from TPM

      Disclaimer: If the above comment can possibly be construed as snark, it probably is.

      by grubber on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 06:30:39 AM PDT

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