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Singapore court confirms privilege of hacked emails

By Clara Hudson

28 June 2017

Singapore court confirms privilege of hacked emails Marina Bay, Singapore iStockphoto.com/nikada

A Singapore appeals court ruled that emails published online from a cyberattack, and proposed as evidence in a case, still retain privilege. Lawyers say that the decision sets a precedent against future cyber attacks intended to expose confidential material.