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Roving bug

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A roving bug refers to a cellphone whose microphone has been remotely activated and that transmits the content of any conversations to a government server without notice to the cellphone owner.

Source Edit

  • Declan McCullagh, "FBI Taps Cell Phone Mic as Eavesdropping Tool," ZDNET (Dec. 1, 2006) (full-text).

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