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privileged

1. Law
a. not actionable as a libel or slander
b. (of a communication, document, etc.) that a witness cannot be compelled to divulge
2. Nautical (of a vessel) having the right of way
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These devices may contain privileged information and there is always an associated risk of losing or inadvertently disclosing such confidential information to third parties.
Lewis previously published Conflict of Interest and Privileged Information.
He wants the case against Al Hawsawi thrown out because he says he cannot pass legally privileged information to his client without interference from prison staff.
CyTA accused MTN of using private and privileged information during their telesales campaign and allegedly blocked calls to Cypriot mobile phones from Greece through MTN.
THE head of Cumbria Constabulary said yesterday his staff and officers have "a duty" to protect privileged information amid an inquiry into a leak over a crime commissioner's trips in a chauffeur-driven limousine.
This is true even when privileged information would substantiate claims of deductions or losses on the taxpayer's return.
Liverpool Crown Court heard bosses at the Wavertree Technology Park firm got suspicious that privileged information was being leaked and planted three fake numbers in their database.
The jurisprudence, however, increasingly reflects a judicial penchant to declare a waiver when privileged information is disclosed to third parties.
The watchdog said it had seen evidence of examiners "jeopardising" qualifications by divulging privileged information about exam papers.
14 March 2012 -- The UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA) imposed a GBP210,000 (USD 330,000/EUR 253,000) fine to Nicholas Kyprios, the head of European credit sales at Swiss bank Credit Suisse (VTX:CSGN), for revealing privileged information about a bond issue in 2009, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.
Individual essays address such topics as social networks and student ethical behavior, privileged information handling in e-health and critical infrastructure protection policies.
Traders reacted to reports of fresh comments by EU energy minister Gunther Oettinger that Japan's damaged nuclear plant was "out of control", before it transpired the comments were made on Tuesday and were not based on new or privileged information.