If I call a company that says they are recording the call, is it legal for me to record the call as well? 2 Answers as of December 14, 2010

If I call a company that says they are recording the call, is it legal for me to record the call for myself as well?

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Mark S. Hubert PC
Mark S. Hubert PC | Mark Hubert
The answer depends on what state you and they reside in.
Answer Applies to: Oregon
Replied: 12/14/2010
Fish & Associates, PC
Fish & Associates, PC | Robert D. Fish
Recording of calls is a state law issue, and so varies state by state. The general rule is that you need permission from the person on the other end, but I don't know whether their recording the call automatically implies consent to your recording the call.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/14/2010
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