The first thing to remember when considering the legality of using an app like ,Pyngby to record a phone call or in-person conversation is:
The most important consideration is whether you need consent to record from all the people on the phone call or in the conversation. According to U.S. Federal law, you need permission from only one of the people participating in the call or conversation. Most U.S. states follow Federal law on this.
But complicating things, eleven states don’t, and instead require that all parties to the call or conversation have to give permission to be recorded. These states are: California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Washington. Also keep in mind the situation can get tricky when recording phone conversations where each party is in a different state with different consent rules.
So, to be safe, always get the consent of all involved parties when recording a call or conversation.