Domestic Wiretapping - Surveillance Equipment to protect your privacy

By: Andy

Domestic wiretapping authorization by our President George W Bush has put the privacy of all Americans at a state of risk. The New York Times released information that President Bush authorized the National Security Agency (NSA) to conduct warrant-less wiretaps. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act limits warrant-less wiretaps during the war to the first fifteen days after war is declared, and makes warrant-less wiretapping illegal after that period. In 1974 the articles of impeachment against President Nixon included the authorization of warrant-less wiretapping and illegal surveillance.

The constant feeling of “you are being watched and heard at all times” subjects citizens to a high degree of discomfort in their day to day lives. Surveillance and vigilance is good to a certain extent that it should not invade other’s privacy. This is one side of the story. Looking at the other side of the coin, how is that our National Security Agency (NSA) going to be prepared and be more vigilant without getting the right information? Fighting the terrorists is not like waging a straight war using military and know who we are fighting with, it is more like a fighting the invisible. In this kind of a war we need to do our best keeping the security of the country as a top priority.

The constant feeling of being overheard by someone would put us to lot of stress and may lose our peace. These are the questions which come across anyone’s mind:

• Are my conversations secure from eavesdropping?
• Is it not our personal privacy important?
• Don’t we have to safeguard and secure it?
• Don’t we have the right to privacy? If yes then….

What is that we should do?

There are ways we can protect our privacy by choosing the right surveillance equipment available on the market to secure our phone lines. There is a broad variety of surveillance equipment available and many claim to be the best but only few meet the claims and really work.

A phone line analyzer will make sure that the telephone line is secure in order to protect your data and telephone conversations. The unit will alert you to any tampering on your phone line with an audio alert during your phone call and will also keep a log of any tampering that occurred while the phone line was not in use. If you need to keep track of all calls that are made from your home, a telephone number monitor will store up to 2,000 numbers, along with the time and length of each call.

Audio surveillance equipment like from bug detectors to data guards, there is huge variety of surveillance equipment available that you need to make sure that no one is eavesdropping on your conversations. In medical buildings, cellular phone usage is strictly forbidden--but that may not deter some people from carrying on conversations. Offices and movie theaters that do not allow video recording can also benefit from using RF signal detector. It can also be used to determine the best location to install wireless surveillance equipment.

If you need to make sure that your meetings will remain private, our mini bug detectors are an easy solution. This detector is small enough to fit in your pocket, so no one has to know that you are monitoring for bugs. If an RF signal is detected, the unit will subtly vibrate, and you can continue the meeting elsewhere or steer the conversation away from sensitive subjects.

Your privacy is your right. The use of surveillance equipment to safeguard your privacy does not prohibit any laws. Surveillance equipment is an effective alternative to complaining against the domestic wiretapping program by the National Security agency (NSA). Let us make an educated decision by choosing the right surveillance equipment we need to protect our invaluable privacy.

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Andy Jones -Media Relations, Namebrands Retail LLC Ezine articles expert author Copyright ©2006 Namebrands Retail LLC, All rights reserved. Free reprint rights with proper credit to the author.

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