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If your contract for the job includes some kind of confidentiality clause prohibiting revealing communications related to the job, then yes it is prohibited. But I have never seen any such thing: check your paperwork. Even if somebody writes at the bottom of their email "This email is confidential and cannot be distributed to anybody other than the intended ...


The only thing I can see peripherally touching would be a data breach which is the unauthorized disposal of data. So, one has to ensure if the emails were deleted and are not possible to recover. If it's possible to recover, then recovery it is.


There is no general legal obligation to preserve correspondence There are laws against destroying evidence but for them to come into play there would have to be a civil or criminal case underway. From your question it doesn't seem that anyone is being sued or investigated by police so there is no evidence tampering involved. Individuals and organisations ...

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