Cellular Telephone Privacy
Committee members heard testimony concerning legislation to make stricter laws against altering electronic equipment, such as radio… read more
Committee members heard testimony concerning legislation to make stricter laws against altering electronic equipment, such as radio scanners, in order to eavesdrop on cellular telephone conversations. Similar legislation initiated by Rep. Markey became law in 1994, but has not prevented persons from altering such devices or businesses from helping them do it. Mr. Wheeler urged Congress to pass tougher laws and Mr. Grove testified that it is not illegal to sell equipment to modify such devices. close
People in this video
- Kallstrom, James Assistant Director Federal Bureau of Investigation->New York, NY
- Kennard, William E. General Counsel Federal Communications Commission
- Kitchen, Jay President and CEO Personal Communications Industry Assn.
- Litt, Robert S. Assistant Attorney General (Former) Department of Justice->Criminal Division
- Shapiro, Gary J. President Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Assn.
- Smith, Richard Official Federal Communications Commission->Office of Engineering and Technology
- Wheeler, Tom President Cellular Telecommunications Industry Assn.
- Tauzin, W. "Billy" J. II U.S. Representative [R] Louisiana
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