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Connecticut Recording Laws

Connecticut Recording Law Summary:

Connecticut recording law stipulates that at least one party’s consent is required to record an in-person conversation, and the consent of all parties must be given in regards to telephone communication. The state also enforces a voyeurism law that forbids the capture of photographic images, video, or audio recordings without the subject’s permission or awareness in situations where the subject should be able to expect privacy. Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53a-189a.

Personal Conversations:

You may not record in-person conversations that you are not present for without the consent of at least one involved party. Conn. Gen. Stat. §§ 53a-187, -89.

Penalties:

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 53a-35a: Breaking Connecticut’s eavesdropping and voyeurism laws, including the capture of photos without consent, are felony offenses subject to imprisonment for up to five years.

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