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‘Spy Gadgets’ Ruling Outlaws Cell Phones

Published on 01/04/2011

Got a dictaphone? A cell phone with voice recording function - say, an iPhone? It's up to three years in jail for you, or a fine of 200,000 rubles (7,000), unless you obtained permission for your gadget from the Federal Security Service.