Vail Daily column: Is it legal to record phone conversations?

By Melanie Wong

A question I am asked with surprising frequency is, “Is it legal to record a telephone conversation?” It seems we have some budding NSA agents out there.The answer is “Yes. But no. Well, sorta.”Before I explain, why would someone want to record a telephone conversation, anyway? I guess each case is different, but a common circumstance might be in a divorce where conflict runs high and one party or the other wants to prove a point and lock the other party in.For the recordIn another circumstance, a friend and client recently asked me this:I finally entered the digital age and …

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