It is also legal to record a call if it is evidence of a criminal act--ie, if someone threatens you over the phone, you are catching a criminal act in the process, and that would be legal. You can always record a call for your own use in remembering exactly what was said or agreed to, and you can use that call to refresh your own memory if you are going to be testifying as to what was said during that call.
----- Original Message ----
From: Bill Merriam <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 3:03:56 PM
Subject: Re: Correction: Re: Call centers are now using Asterisk
Bob Johnson wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 November 2007 14:25, Bob Johnson wrote:
>> My understanding is that (in Florida) it is legal to record a phone
>> either party to the call consents to the recording, i.e. if you
>> then you can record calls that you are participating in without
>> other end. Unless the law has changed (IANAL and all that), of
> According to
http://www.callcorder.com/phone-recording-law-america.htm I got
> it exactly backwards. It says Florida is one of the few states that
> consent of all parties to record a phone call. Federal law requires
> consent of at least one party to the call. There seems to be a
> exception for businesses recording their employees' business calls.
> - Bob
Gee, it is delightful that businesses have more rights than
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