Stingray

French translation: (système/dispositif de surveillance téléphonique) StingRay

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English term or phrase:Stingray
French translation:(système/dispositif de surveillance téléphonique) StingRay
Entered by: Anne-Sophie Cardinal

14:35 Mar 22, 2019
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Telecom(munications) / psychotherapy
English term or phrase: Stingray
Dans une liste de recommandations aux professionnels désireux de pratiquer le counseling ou la psychothérapie par vois téléphonique, on a :

• Ensure you are not in range of a Stingray;

Après avoir recommandé de s'assurer que la ligne téléphonique est bien sécurisée, à quoi réfère ce terme «Stingray»?

Merci par avance de vos lumières!
Robert Morin
Canada
Local time: 11:20
(système/dispositif de surveillance téléphonique) StingRay
Explanation:
Issu de Wikipedia:
"The StingRay is an IMSI-catcher, a controversial cellular phone surveillance device, manufactured by Harris Corporation. Initially developed for the military and intelligence community, the StingRay and similar Harris devices are in widespread use by local and state law enforcement agencies across Canada, the United States, and in the United Kingdom. Stingray has also become a generic name to describe these kinds of devices."
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Anne-Sophie Cardinal
Canada
Local time: 11:20
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Merci... pourquoi n'ai-je pas moi-même songé à consulter Wiki. Mais c'est comme aux jeux de cartes : «On est bien meilleur après qu'avant!»
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stingray
(système/dispositif de surveillance téléphonique) StingRay


Explanation:
Issu de Wikipedia:
"The StingRay is an IMSI-catcher, a controversial cellular phone surveillance device, manufactured by Harris Corporation. Initially developed for the military and intelligence community, the StingRay and similar Harris devices are in widespread use by local and state law enforcement agencies across Canada, the United States, and in the United Kingdom. Stingray has also become a generic name to describe these kinds of devices."


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stingray_phone_tracker
    https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/775702/stingray-enquete-commissariat-protection-vie-privee-openmedia-police-surveillance-telephonique
Anne-Sophie Cardinal
Canada
Local time: 11:20
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Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Merci... pourquoi n'ai-je pas moi-même songé à consulter Wiki. Mais c'est comme aux jeux de cartes : «On est bien meilleur après qu'avant!»
Notes to answerer
Asker: Dans le mille! Merci!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  GILOU
3 mins
  -> Merci beaucoup, GILOU!

agree  Daryo: de surveillance des téléphones portables
9 hrs
  -> Merci bien, Daryo!

neutral  Germaine: La ligne est déjà sécurisée. "Stingray" = de la musique/du son dans le background que peut entendre l’appelant et qui peut l’ennuyer (et nuire à l’écoute).
23 hrs
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