Question by  JacobH (25)

is it legal to tape conversations in Florida?

Can you tape a conversation without the person's permission?


Answer by  Hank (117)

No it is not legal to tape conversations in Florida. To tape any conversation all parties must be aware that the conversation is being recorded.


Answer by  Molae06 (1467)

If you tape over the phone,it is illegal, but if you tape without consent in a public place it is legal. The problem is, these conversations cannot be used in court. You have to be careful taping conversations in private places like your home because in most places that is illegal.


Answer by  MechanicalTurk58 (10)

Under Florida law, you can legally record a conversation if the other person doesn't expect it to be private, and you can legally record a normal business telephone conversation. However, it is illegal in Florida to record other types of electronic conversations without the permission of everyone participating in the conversation.


Answer by  tschu (417)

Yes this illegal and is actually considered a felony. The only way you can tape a conversation without concent is if you are talking to them in person.


Answer by  worker8852 (129)

"Twelve states require, under most circumstances, the consent of all parties to a conversation. Those jurisdictions are California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Washington. "The most important information on the site is that they highlight that it is definitely illegal for you to record a conversation without consent of either party

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