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== Definition ==
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'''Protected information''' is [[information]] about United States citizens and lawful permanent residents that is subject to [[information privacy]] or other legal protections under the [[U.S. Constitution|Constitution]] and laws of the United States. For local, state, and tribal governments, it would include applicable state and tribal constitutions and local, state, and tribal laws, ordinances, and codes.
 
'''Protected information''' is [[information]] about United States citizens and lawful permanent residents that is subject to [[information privacy]] or other legal protections under the [[U.S. Constitution|Constitution]] and laws of the United States. For local, state, and tribal governments, it would include applicable state and tribal constitutions and local, state, and tribal laws, ordinances, and codes.
   
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== Overview ==
For the (federal) [[intelligence community]], protected information includes [[information]] about “United States persons” as defined in [[Executive Order 12333]]. Protected information may also include other [[information]] that the U.S. government expressly determines by Executive Order, international agreement, or other similar instrument should be covered.
 
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For the federal [[intelligence community]], protected information includes [[information]] about “United States persons” as defined in [[Executive Order 12333]]. Protected information may also include other [[information]] that the U.S. government expressly determines by Executive Order, international agreement, or other similar instrument should be covered.
   
 
== Source ==
 
== Source ==
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* U.S. [[Justice Department]], [[Justice Information Privacy Guideline - Developing, Drafting and Assessing Privacy Policy for Justice Information Systems]], Glossary (Sept. 2002).
 
* U.S. [[Justice Department]], [[Justice Information Privacy Guideline - Developing, Drafting and Assessing Privacy Policy for Justice Information Systems]], Glossary (Sept. 2002).
 
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Revision as of 07:19, 25 October 2010

Definition

Protected information is information about United States citizens and lawful permanent residents that is subject to information privacy or other legal protections under the Constitution and laws of the United States. For local, state, and tribal governments, it would include applicable state and tribal constitutions and local, state, and tribal laws, ordinances, and codes.

Overview

For the federal intelligence community, protected information includes information about “United States persons” as defined in Executive Order 12333. Protected information may also include other information that the U.S. government expressly determines by Executive Order, international agreement, or other similar instrument should be covered.

Source

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