Can an employee of a business record you without consent?

An employee of a business came to my house and recorded me without my consent. Can they legally do this? Are the laws regarding businesses the same as with private individuals?

Asked on September 28, 2017 under Personal Injury, Colorado


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

In CO, the consent of at least 1 party is required in order for a conversation to be lawfully recorded. Accordingly, since your co-worker in effect "consented' to it, then the recording was legal. Unethical perhaps but legal.

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