eavesdrop » eardrop

Classification: English

Spotted in the wild:

  • Some of the terms that are closely inspected in this chapter include attacks on integrity and confidentiality, wardriving, LAN jacking, wireless eardropping, WEP cracking and usage of rougue adapters. (net-security.org book review, June 4, 2003)
  • I mean just eardropping this morning I heard a lot. (Australian Government welcome address transcript, (1994))
  • Yes privacy and civil rights are important, but do you really think the government was more interested about eardropping on your silly conversations than about trying to prevent another attack? (SatelliteGuys.us forum, August 28, 2006)

Analyzed or reported by:

On the original verb _eavesdrop_, see _eavesdrop_ » _ease drop_. _Eardrop_ makes immediate sense.

| link | entered by Chris Waigl, 2009/05/18 |

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