Translation of wiretapping in Spanish:

wiretapping

escuchas telefónicas, n.

Pronunciation /ˈwʌɪətapɪŋ//ˈwaɪ(ə)rˌtæpɪŋ/

noun

US

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    escuchas telefónicas feminine
    • Until the proposals to change wiretapping and surveillance laws are made more specific, it is difficult to assess how damaging to civil liberties they will be.
    • But even more controversial are sections that make subtle changes in the rules for wiretapping, surveillance, e-mail monitoring, financial investigation, and search and seizure.
    • The use of so-called secure telephones presents almost no barrier to wiretapping, according to official US government documents.
    • These tools enable the government to intercept far more information without a warrant - i.e. without probable cause - than traditional telephone wiretapping.
    • Keep in mind that the report covers only wiretapping performed in criminal cases, and does not include wiretapping in national security cases.