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listening post

n
1. (Military) military a forward position set up to obtain early warning of enemy movement. Abbreviation: LP
2. any strategic position or place for obtaining information about another country or area

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n.
any position or location for obtaining secret information about an enemy.
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He noted machine-gun emplacements cunningly hidden from the view of the British and listening posts placed well out in No Man's Land.
They even took their work on the road, using mobile listening posts like this one--cars crammed with direction-finding equipment--to pinpoint the sources of illegal radio signals.
IXmaps also highlights the exchanges where the NSA has installed listening posts that allow the spying organization to intercept the data passing through the transfer point.
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Nobody mentioned the possibility of GCHQ-style listening posts.
Organizations can create listening posts using a number of tools, including Google Alerts, Twitter Search, TweetBeep, TweetDeck, Hootsuite and Social Mention.
There are 12 themed oral listening posts, containing rugby league music and interviews with fans, players and officials, including Giants chairman Ken Davy.
The newspaper claimed that British intelligence was helping Syrian rebels launch successful attacks on government forces with information gathered from their listening posts in the British Bases.
They plan to put up listening posts for gunshots in Handsworth and surrounding areas.
The electronic spying agency was worried that its Chinese counterparts might insert "digital trapdoors" in Huawei's equipment that would function as secret listening posts.
Listen to the latest pop songs by using the listening posts in HMV, Zavvi and Fopp stores.
The surveys and listening posts are connected directly to online databases, so results can be seen immediately, much like election day results when votes are tabulated and the whiner announced before the evening news.