Indiana Recording Law Summary:
Indiana recording law stipulates that it is a one-party consent state. In Indiana, it is a criminal offense to use any device to intercept communications, whether wire or electronic, without the consent of at least one person taking part in the communication. Ind. Code Ann. § 35-31.5-2-176. This applies to text messages and e-mails as well. Ind. Code Ann. § 35-31.5-2-110. Indiana does not appear to have a provision for the recording of oral conversations without consent.
You may not intercept wire or electronic conversations that you are not a part of without the consent of at least one party.
Ind. Code Ann. § 35-33.5-5-5(b): Purposefully intercepting wire and electronic communications is a serious infraction against Indiana’s wiretap laws and is considered a felony offense. Subject to a fine of $10,000 and a maximum eight years of imprisonment.
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