The controversy over the Gingrich tapes has served as a reminder that the law is being broken when we listen to cellular telephone conversations we aren't supposed to hear. So, those of us who have been trapped near a cell-phone shouter want to know: Why isn't the law being broken when we're forced to hear cellular telephone conversations we don't want to listen to?

Why isn't there some punishment for the Wall Street type who sits down in a restaurant and immediately begins talking loudly into a cell phone about what would or wouldn't be a deal-breaker and who is or...

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