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 ===Domestic Surveillance Legislation (The Past)=== ===Domestic Surveillance Legislation (The Past)===
  
-The beginnings Domestic Surveillance Legislation started after the invention of the telephone in 1880. The telephone, unlike the telegraph was a serious step to new ways of communication. These laws were created to help regulate the flaws in privacy. Which was lacking with this new invention. Anyone who had access to the physical telephone wires could intercept any call on that line. This caused many issues because other peoples personal conversations were becoming public. The ease in which one could tap into the telephone lines caused a problem of epidemic proportions. State laws prohibiting telephone line tapping started in 1895. Yet the first federal laws prohibiting tapping did not start until the Communications Act of 1934.[(TheNextGeneration>>​+The beginnings ​of the Domestic Surveillance Legislation started after the invention of the telephone in 1880. The telephone, unlike the telegraph was a serious step to new ways of communication. These laws were created to help regulate the flaws in privacy. Which was lacking with this new invention. Anyone who had access to the physical telephone wires could intercept any call on that line. This caused many issues because other peoples personal conversations were becoming public. The ease in which one could tap into the telephone lines caused a problem of epidemic proportions. State laws prohibiting telephone line tapping started in 1895. Yet the first federal laws prohibiting tapping did not start until the Communications Act of 1934.[(TheNextGeneration>>​
  
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