N.Y. Penal Law Section 250.30
Unlawfully obtaining communications information

A person is guilty of unlawfully obtaining communications information when, knowing that he does not have the authorization of a telephone or telegraph corporation, he obtains or attempts to obtain, by deception, stealth or in any other manner, from such corporation or from any employee, officer or representative thereof:


Information concerning identification or location of any wires, cables, lines, terminals or other apparatus used in furnishing telephone or telegraph service; or


Information concerning a record of any communication passing over telephone or telegraph lines of any such corporation. Unlawfully obtaining communications information is a class B misdemeanor.

Source: Section 250.30 — Unlawfully obtaining communications information, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/250.­30 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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Sep. 22, 2014

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