Oh - OK!
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From: Jay Hennigan <jay(a)west.net>
Subject: Re: [Sbarc-list] Fire Info
Date: Wed, 06 May 2009 08:49:04 -0700
W6YN Don Milbury wrote:
> The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) sets out the provisions for access, use, disclosure, interception and privacy protections of electronic communications and is included in Title 18 of the U.S. Code, ECPA prohibits unlawful access and certain disclosures of communication contents.
Indeed it does, with regard to such communications not readily
accessible to the general public.
> Anyway it appears you may have violated a federal law with the posting below:
No. Not even close.
TITLE 18 > PART I > CHAPTER 119 > § 2510 Definitions
(16) readily accessible to the general public means, with respect to a
radio communication, that such communication is not
(A) scrambled or encrypted;
(B) transmitted using modulation techniques whose essential parameters
have been withheld from the public with the intention of preserving the
privacy of such communication;
(C) carried on a subcarrier or other signal subsidiary to a radio
(D) transmitted over a communication system provided by a common
carrier, unless the communication is a tone only paging system
(E) transmitted on frequencies allocated under part 25, subpart D, E, or
F of part 74, or part 94 of the Rules of the Federal Communications
Commission, unless, in the case of a communication transmitted on a
frequency allocated under part 74 that is not exclusively allocated to
broadcast auxiliary services, the communication is a two-way voice
communication by radio;
(Part 74 is broadcast auxiliary microwave, part 94 is reserved, was
microwave above 3 GHz.)
Jay Hennigan - WB6RDV