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Q: can someone outside usa record phone call between two people in a two party consent state?

so the question is if lets say you and one person are in a 3 way call with someone outside the usa, can the person outside the usa record the call risk free? as in cant be jailed? as well as could they share the recording with the two or even one who are in the two party consent state?

Kenesha A Raeford
Kenesha A Raeford
answered on May 15, 2024

No, more than likely the consent law protections apply to the person being recorded. Different states may enforce the applicability of these rules differently. To be on the safe side it is better to just ask permission to record. Ultimately the answer of this question really depends on the states... View More

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Q: R U legal in MD if u post a sign on UR property that audio and video recordings are being made via security camera(s)?
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answered on Oct 26, 2023

In Maryland, it's generally legal to post a sign on your property notifying about audio and video recordings through security cameras, provided you comply with applicable laws. Maryland requires two-party consent for audio recordings, but posting a notice can serve as a form of consent. Video... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Civil Rights and Communications Law for Maryland on
Q: Is it legal in MD to record, without permission/consent, the conversations occurring after an auto accident?

Is it legal in MD to record, without permission/consent, the conversations occurring after an auto accident?

I read an article that cited MD 2013 Code, which explained that it was legal to record the conversations after an auto accident, citing that the law (or case law) did not deem the... View More

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Nov 10, 2019

Maryland is a two-party consent state when it comes to audio recordings: both parties must consent to the recording. There is no exceptions for auto accidents. Video recording is not covered under this law, but unless you have a way to turn off the audio recording capacity of your video device, you... View More

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Q: Can my boyfriend's parents put a restraining order against me for dating there son a being gay

There really homophobic and i never did a thing to them

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Jul 20, 2019

Unless you’re 4 or more years older than your boyfriend, and he’s 15 or younger, then no, they cannot get a restraining order under the law.

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