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Secrets On A Postcard

I am paranoid by nature. I lock my desk; I have a safe deposit box; my wireless router is password-protected; my passwords are, whenever possible, at least 12 characters long and randomly generated. I would never even dream of sending any important information on a postcard. So why, I wonder, are my clients sending me their documents via unencrypted e-mail and why do they expect them...

Hold Harmless

Few translators would dispute, I think, that confidentiality is an important prerequisite for our business. Clients hand us documents with all sorts of information, and they have a reasonable expectation that those details will not go beyond our desk. When working for agencies, those agencies have a reasonable expectation that we will not go behind their backs and offer our services...