49-31-26 Disclosure of message without written permission of sender or addressee as misdemeanor--Ju...
Disclosure of message without written permission of sender or addressee as
misdemeanor--Judicial disclosure excepted.
Any person not connected with a telecommunications
company, who discloses the contents of a private communication addressed to another person, in the
course of transmission or in any other manner, without the written permission of the sender of the
communication, or of the person to whom the communication is addressed, except upon order of a
circuit court judge, is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor.
Source: SDC 1939, § 13.4511; SL 1983, ch 15, § 117; SL 1987, ch 345, § 70.