How Do You Know You’re Being Wiretapped?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Civil Liberties, Privacy, The War On Terrorism

VOIP News has 17 telltale signs, one of which isn’t so much a sign as it is a cause for concern…

  • 15. There are no signs. If you don’t notice any of the aforementioned signs, your line could be wiretapped anyway. Most amateur spies will exhibit at least one the telltale signs outlined above, but government tapping is executed at the local exchange-carrier-switching center of your phone company, so there are no strange sounds to hear or hardware to find. If you truly want to have a private conversation, do it face-to-face.

Haha, nice. In other words, most illegal government wiretapping is so well hidden that you’ll never know your rights are being violated.

Click on over to find out the other 16 signs.

You have been warned.

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