History of Surveillance Recording

Today the issues of privacy, identity theft, and surveillance are always in the news, but the current “surveillance society” has been developing for many decades, aided by new technologies. Wiretapping, for example, began as early as the U.S. Civil War, when both sides tapped into the other force’s telegraph lines and simply copied down the … Read moreHistory of Surveillance Recording

The Watergate Tapes: How Nixon Did It

A 1974 judge John J. Sirica appointed a committee of six experts in audio technology to study one of the tape recordings made in 1972 by Richard M. Nixon. The tapes were being reviewed in connection to the Watergate scandal. The tape in question was a recording of a conversation between Nixon and H. R. … Read moreThe Watergate Tapes: How Nixon Did It