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OREGON is considered both a One-Party and an All-Party Consent State, in that, at least one person or all persons (depending on the presiding law) involved in the recorded communication must give permission.
As per the Justia website1,

In Oregon, it is legal to record telephone conversations with the consent of at least one party, but recording in-person conversations requires the consent of all parties except for in certain circumstances, such as when all parties reasonably should have known they were being recorded. An illegal recording is a misdemeanor that can also give rise to civil damages. OR Rev Stat § 165.540 (definition & penalty), § 133.739 (civil damages).

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Video surveillance laws differ greatly from state to state. There’s a total lack of federal laws prohibiting video surveillance in public, in the workplace, and elsewhere, sometimes known as CCTV, or closed-circuit television. Most states allow this surveillance to occur, but there are some small exceptions and some circumstances that require monitoring on a case-by-case basis.


Federal and state laws differ as to the legality of recording phone calls and conversations. Determining which jurisdiction’s law controls in cases involving recording devices or parties in multiple states can be complex, so it is likely best to adhere to the strictest applicable law when in doubt, and/or get the clear consent of all parties before recording.

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*Information in the “Policy” section does not constitute as legal advice. Please consult an attorney for any and all legal advice. (1) Recording Phone Calls and Conversations (2) Video Surveillance Laws by State: Everything You Need to Know,

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