Disclosing Illegally Obtained Conversations

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Disclosing Illegally Obtained Conversations

Postby Administrator » Fri Oct 03, 2014 1:06 pm

Disclosing Illegally Obtained Conversations

Peavy v. WFAA-TV, Inc., 221 F.3d 158; 2000 U.S. App. LEXIS 18289; 28 Media L. Rep. 2601 [5th Cir. 2000].
First Amendment did not preclude liability on part of media defendants for broadcasting telephone conversations intercepted and recorded by third party in violation of federal and state wiretap acts. Contra: Bartnicki v. Vopper, 200 F.3d 109; 1999 U.S. App. LEXIS 33934 [3rd Cir. 2000].
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