Recording a phone call without obtaining the consent of the party with whom you are speaking? That’s wiretapping. Placing a device on a party’s phone to record phone calls that the party has with third parties? That’s wiretapping. Downloading software onto your computer so that you can record someone on Skype or GoogleTalk? That’s wiretapping. Placing a recording device in a room and recording the conversations that occur in that room? That’s wiretapping.
Recording a speech at a “closed to the public” campaign fundraiser, even at a private home? Eh. That’s questionable.
At first blush, it seems the Florida statute applies to the Romney videos. The Florida statute states that it is a punishable offense when a person: