Alaska Statutes.
Title 12. Code of Criminal Procedure
Chapter 37. Authorized Communications Interceptions
Section 900. Definitions.
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AS 12.37.900. Definitions.

In this chapter,

(1) "communications common carrier" has the meaning given in AS 42.20.390;

(2) "contents" has the meaning given in AS 42.20.390 ;

(3) "court" means superior court, except that in AS 12.37.200 it means either superior or district court;

(4) "electronic communication" has the meaning given in AS 42.20.390 ;

(5) "electronic communication service" has the meaning given in AS 42.20.390;

(6) "electronic storage" means any temporary, intermediate storage of a wire or electronic communication incidental to the electronic transmission of the communication, and any storage of the communication by an electronic communication service for purposes of backup protection of the communication;

(7) "in-progress trace" means to determine the origin of a wire communication to a telephone or telegraph instrument, equipment, or facility during the course of the communication;

(8) "intercept" has the meaning given in 42.20.390;

(9) "peace officer" has the meaning given in AS 11.81.900 (b);

(10) "pen register" means a device or apparatus that is connected to a telephone or telegraph instrument, equipment, or facility to determine the destination of a wire communication to a telephone or telegraph instrument, equipment, or facility, but that does not intercept the contents of the communication; "pen register" does not include a device used by a provider or customer of a wire or electronic communication service for billing, or for recording as an incident to billing, for communications services provided by the provider, nor a device used by a provider or customer of a wire communication service for cost accounting or other like purposes in the ordinary course of its business;

(11) "official proceeding" means a judicial, legislative, or administrative proceeding or any other proceeding before a government agency or official authorized to hear evidence under oath, other than a grand jury;

(12) "oral communication" has the meaning given in AS 42.20.390 ;

(13) "private communication" has the meaning given in AS 42.20.390 ;

(14) "trap device" means a device or apparatus that is connected to a telephone or telegraph instrument, equipment, or facility to determine the origin of a wire communication to the telephone or telegraph instrument, equipment, or facility, but that does not intercept the contents of the communication;

(15) "wire communication" has the meaning given in AS 42.20.390 .

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