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Surveillance Policies Raise Questions About The Viability of The Attorney Client Privilege

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According to the ABA Journal – Press reports earlier this year indicating that communications between at least one U.S. law firm and a foreign government had been monitored by the Australian equivalent of the U.S. National Security Agency triggered a series of diplomatic exchanges between the ABA and the NSA, focusing on the extent to which government surveillance will recognize the protections of the Attorney – Client Privilege.

We previously posted “Accountants & Lawyers Need To Beware of Privacy Breaches!” where we discussed that Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who blew the whistle on the secret surveillance activities being carried out by the federal government, is warning accountants and other professionals to be concerned Read more