in Soviet hotels used to turn the music up loud if they wanted a
private conversation, and a discovery a few years ago proved that
this paranoia was justified. Workers doing up the posh Rīdzene
Hotel in the Latvian capital came across a listening post connected
by miles of cables to hidden microphones in the rooms.
this is not the end of the story about Latvia and recording devices.
Blue Microphones is a small firm whose products have earned such a
high reputation in just over a decade that stars like Sting use them.
And although its headquarters is in Califo...
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