Topic: E-mail Encryption, Technology Communications and Duty of Confidentiality
“Opinion rules that when using a cellular or cordless telephone or any other unsecure method of communication, a lawyer must take steps to minimize the risk that confidential information may be disclosed.
In using e-mail, or any other technological means of communication that is not secure, the same precautions must be taken to protect client confidentiality.”
Referenced Authority: Colorado State Bar Ethics Opinion 92-90
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