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Definition of the noun electronic surveillance

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  1. surveillance by electronic means (e.g. television)
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: surveillance = close observation of a person or group

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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism, Second Edition (2011)

by Gus Martin

was passed in 1978 to provide a statutory framework for foreign and domestic intelligence electronic surveillance. Although FISA has been established law for some time, new controversies ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment (2012)

by John R. Vile, David L. Hudson Jr.

In 1967, the Supreme Court began to address some of the issues raised by wiretapping and warrantless electronic surveillance. In Kat: V. United States ( 1967), the Court overturned its long-standing Olmstead decision, holding that electronic ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2008)

by Robert W. Kolb

A utilitarian approach is often used to support electronic surveillance before, during, and after criminal activities. Depending on the political climate, the severity of the crime, and other factors, the utilitarian ethic tends to override concern for the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2013)

by Paul Finkelman

Electronic surveillance by the government is regulated by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) and the Fourth Amendment. The ECPA is a broad statute that regulates government regarding the interception and attempted ...

Google previewGlobal Studies Encyclopedic Dictionary (2014)

by Alexander N. Chumakov, Ivan I Mazour, William C. Gay

Electronic surveillance media is spreading to the developing world. Malaysia's Ministry of Health established a telemedicine applications project, proposed the development of a Health Management Information System, and plans to expand ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending Issues, 1789-2002 (2003)

by John R. Vile

Electronic Surveillance The problems of wiretapping and other forms of electronic surveillance were obviously not contemplated by the framers of the Fourth Amendment. Perhaps just as obviously, such surveillance poses a threat that is equal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of White-Collar & Corporate Crime (2005)

by Lawrence M. Salinger

Electronic Surveillance: Listening and/or recording activities using electronic means (audio and video) without being detected. In some jurisdictions, electronic surveillance is unlawful without permission from all parties. Embezzlement: Theft of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America (2015)

by David Schultz, John R. Vile

Additional legislation was passed after 1968 to complement Title III, such as the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, which created the standards for using electronic surveillance domestically for purposes of gathering foreign ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Security Management (1993)

Techniques and Technology by John Fay

CPP ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE AND WIRETAPPING Electronic surveillance is the use of electronic devices to covertly listen to conversations, while wiretapping is the covert interception of telephone ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Resources Information Systems: Challenges in e-HRM (2008)

Challenges in e-HRM by Torres-Coronas, Teresa

The managerial decision to implement electronic surveillance at work: A research framework. The International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 13(3), 244-268.

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Also, with information having just come out at the time about J. Edgar Hoover's electronic surveillance of Dr. King, it gave greater weight to the statements of those persons who were alleging involvement of the FBI. (Louis Stokes)
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