Q: Is it illegal to recorded a telephone conversation without the other party involved consent or known in NYC?
A: No, New York is a one party consent state. So as long as one party knows it is fine.
A: As long as the party recording the call is identifiably on the call. In other words you can record your own calls, but not wiretap others.
Under both New York and Federal Law a telephone call can be recorded so long as one party to the call consents. That means you could place a call and record the other party .
You cant set up a device which records conversation with two or more people none of whom consented or where the person recording is not a party to the call. With a search warrant covering calls a non party can record or monitor telephonic conversation.
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