Eavesdropping
Eavesdropping Eaves"drop`ping, n. (Law) The habit of lurking about dwelling houses, and other places where persons meet for private intercourse, secretly listening to what is said, and then tattling it abroad. The offense is indictable at common law. --Wharton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Eavesdropping — is the act of surreptitiously listening to a private conversation. This is commonly thought to be unethical and there is an old adage that eavesdroppers seldom hear anything good of themselves .citation|url=http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=7TNlF… …   Wikipedia

  • Eavesdropping — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Eavesdropping, termino inglés que traducido al español significa escuchar secretamente, se ha utilizado tradicionalmente en ámbitos relacionados con la seguridad, como escuchas telefónicas. Se ha convertido en parte… …   Wikipedia Español

  • eavesdropping — Listening to conversations or observing conduct that is meant to be private. The term comes from the common law offense of listening to private conversations by crouching under the windows or eaves of a house. Generally, the term is used when the …   Law dictionary

  • eavesdropping — is knowingly and without lawful authority: (a) Entering into a private place with intent to listen surreptitiously to private conversations or to observe the personal conduct of any other person or persons therein; or (b) Installing or using… …   Black's law dictionary

  • eavesdropping — is knowingly and without lawful authority: (a) Entering into a private place with intent to listen surreptitiously to private conversations or to observe the personal conduct of any other person or persons therein; or (b) Installing or using… …   Black's law dictionary

  • eavesdropping — eavesˈdropping noun • • • Main Entry: ↑eaves * * * eavesdropping noun [noncount] electronic eavesdropping • • • Main Entry: ↑eavesdrop …   Useful english dictionary

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  • eavesdropping — neteisėtas informacijos perėmimas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Svetimos informacijos, skirtos kam kitam, šniukštinėjimas tinkle. atitikmenys: angl. eavesdropping …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • Eavesdropping — Écoute clandestine L écoute clandestine désigne une surveillance non autorisée, pouvant intervenir sur tout réseau de communication, que ce soit le téléphone, les courriels ou tout mode de communication privée. Bien entendu, être témoin d une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • eavesdropping — noun a) Listening secretly to private conversation of others. b) (telecoms) The interception of electronic communication …   Wiktionary

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