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The infusions, Hart writes in the Times story, were consistent with “a culture of coercion, secrecy and possible medical malpractice in the Oregon Project.”
Arise and most of its corporate clients consider preserving the secrecy of this arrangement to be vital.Meet the Customer Service Reps for Disney and Airbnb Who Have to Pay to Talk to You|by Ken Armstrong, Justin Elliott and Ariana Tobin|October 2, 2020|ProPublica
Palantir began trading Wednesday as a public company, ending a 17-year tradition of secrecy surrounding the software business co-founded by Peter Thiel.Palantir shares are up big on first day of trading|Verne Kopytoff|September 30, 2020|Fortune
Crump added that the juror accused Cameron of “hiding behind secrecy requirements while misleading the public about what evidence the grand jury actually saw.”
At issue is the use of “secrecy envelopes,” which are designed to protect the privacy of the voter.Philadelphia election official warns ‘naked ballots’ may invalidate up to 100,000 votes|Michelle Lee|September 25, 2020|Washington Post
Some secrets, it seems, must be kept even from elected representatives who could still be sworn to secrecy.After Torture Report, Our Moral Authority As a Nation Is Gone|Nick Gillespie|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The FSLN-controlled legislative assembly approved the mega-project under a cloud of secrecy in a record seven days.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To date, much of the details of the diplomacy and even the interim deal between Iran and the West are shrouded in secrecy.Republican Hawks Already Have a War Plan for ISIS, Ukraine, and Obama|Eli Lake|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the secrecy and fear surrounding the once-successful quarantine has now put the region in even greater danger.
So more than half of this outside money is now spread around behind either partial or total secrecy.
Their sin began on Holy Thursday, with so little secrecy and so bad an example, that the affair was beginning to leak out.
He has evidently some prodigious secret, which he is determined to envelope in still deeper secrecy.
They are all sworn to the closest secrecy; have been told that our lives depend upon their discretion.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The mental block remained firm and he succeeded in carrying on actual preparations for his departure in complete secrecy.The Man from Time|Frank Belknap Long
That evening Grace swore her room-mate to eternal secrecy, and then showed her the book.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn