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It's a term that needs clarifying. I work for an American organisation and they have very different views about what "off the record" means. "Off the record" can mean that that detail cannot be used for writing, so -- shall we say "off the record" means it's just for your knowledge and you don't use it for an article or it's often confused with background, which can be used in an article. So most situations it has to be defined, so often, you know, it can mean purely for my own background use, it could mean for something to be printed unattributably.

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