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Electronic Communications Privacy Act Edit

Electronic communication means

any transfer of signs, signals, writing, images, sounds, data, or intelligence of any nature transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, electromagnetic, photoelectronic or photooptical system that affects interstate or foreign commerce, but does not include —
(A) any wire or oral communication;
(B) any communication made through a tone-only paging device;
(C) any communication from a tracking device (as defined in section 3117 of this title); or
(D) electronic funds transfer information stored by a financial institution in a communications system used for the electronic storage and transfer of funds."[1]

 other Internet 
are electronic
Wiretap Act.

International law Edit

 Electronic communication means

any communication that the parties make by means of data messages.[2]

References Edit

  1. 18 U.S.C. §2501(12).
  2. United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts, art. (4)(b).

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