[clug] [OT] why "Do Not Call" register?

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 13:00:04 GMT 2007

IANAL either but I have been led to believe that either party in a  
phone conversation is permitted to record the conversation possibly  
without notifying the other party.

On 2007/Aug/29, at 4:07 AM, Robert Edwards wrote:

> Sam Couter wrote:
>> Alex Satrapa <grail at goldweb.com.au> wrote:
>>> I'm confused here - isn't it the case that if you are a party in  
>>> a conversation you don't actually need consent from the other  
>>> party to record? Or is the law different for phone conversations  
>>> because they involve technological thingamajiggers?
>> I've always believed that it's illegal to record a conversation  
>> without
>> *all* parties giving consent, and the telephone is largely  
>> irrelevant.
>> That's why cops will tell you first thing that they're recording the
>> conversation when they pull you over (maybe you don't get pulled over
>> very often).
> And if you don't give consent to the police recording your  
> conversation?
>> Not a lawyer, layman's opinion, etc.
> Bob Edwards.
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