Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court Formal Opinion No. 40

Topic: E-mail Encryption

From the Opinion:

An attorney may transmit information relating to the representation of a client by encrypted or unencrypted e-mail sent over the Internet without violating HRPC 1.6(a).

Rule: 1.6 (a)


Referenced Authority: ABA Formal Ethics Op. 99-413


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