Wiretap Act Law and Legal Definition
The Wiretap Act refers to Title III of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968.
The act has dual purposes:
a. protecting the privacy of wire and oral communications; and
b. delineating on a uniform basis the circumstances and conditions under which the interception of wire and oral communications may be authorized.
a. prohibits the unauthorized, non consensual interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications by government agencies as well as private parties;
b. establishes procedures for obtaining warrants to authorize wiretapping by government officials; and
c. regulates the disclosure and use of authorized intercepted communications by investigative and law enforcement officers.
Legal Definition list
- Wireline Competition Bureau [Federal Communications Commission]
- Wireless Telecommunications Bureau [Federal Communications Commission]
- Wireless Ship Act
- Wireless Hybrid Service
- Wireless Communications [Railroad Communications]
- Wiretap Act
- With Recall (Securities)
- With The Principal Objective Of Livelihood And Profit