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An eavesdropper is

Overview[]

At common law:

eavesdroppers, or such as listen under walls or windows, or the eaves of a house, to hearken after discourse, and thereupon to frame slanderous and mischievous tales, are a common nuisance and presentable at the court-leet; or are indictable at the sessions, and punishable by fine and finding of sureties for [their] good behavior."[3]

References[]

  1. Guidelines for Securing Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Systems, Glossary, at B-1.
  2. Privacy Considerations for Internet Protocols, at 7.
  3. 4 Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England 169 (1769).

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