Rahm Emanuel Commits Felony Eavesdropping
November 20, 2012 in Politics
By Kyle Phillips.
In the state of Illinois, there is much controversy over the Eavesdropping act that makes it a felony to record anyone in any way without their permission. Many people have been arrested, charged and even jailed over this act that the press and many citizen journalists have come face to face with and in the case of anyone who has read it or dealt with it: fear. It was a load off my back when they let it up temporarily during the NATO protests in Chicago.
The act allows for the immediate arrest of anyone recording in public, where another person can be heard inadvertently, even for instance a parent recording a child’s sports game. This law has been used by Dekalb and Sycamore Police to arrest a man just for presenting a tape recorder that was not active after asking permission to use it in the case reported by COPWATCH.com. When Rahm Emanuel secretly records…READ THE REST: http://themediaspeaks.com/2012/11/20/rahm-emanuel-commits-felony-eavesdropping/