un·​mon·​i·​tored | \ ˌən-ˈmä-nə-tərd \

Definition of unmonitored

: not observed, kept track of, or checked : not monitored unmonitored communication activity that is unmonitored and unregulated

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He is also prohibited from having any unsupervised contact with minors and unmonitored internet usage. Tony Rizzo, kansascity, "Former Johnson County music teacher gets jail time, probation for sex with student," 29 June 2018 In addition, thousands of older, more dangerous buses are in the hands of churches and other private groups — their operation unregulated, their maintenance unmonitored and their hazards unknown to their passengers. The Courier-Journal, "Archives: 1988 reports on bus safety after the Carrollton crash," 14 May 2018 Finally, authorities realized last year that Martinez had discovered a loophole in the jail phone system allowing him to make unmonitored calls from behind bars for years. Michael Kiefer, azcentral, "Murderer to return to Arizona death row after California trial," 27 Apr. 2018 Although Havana bans the importation of unauthorized telecommunications gear, Cubans have smuggled in parabolic antennas and other technologies for unmonitored internet access. Nora Gámez Torres, miamiherald, "Radio and TV Martí sneaked in same forbidden technology that landed Alan Gross in Cuban jail | Miami Herald," 30 Mar. 2018 Soon, the writer was everywhere, visiting the White House around 17 times and having unmonitored conversations with top officials and aides. Adam K. Raymond, Daily Intelligencer, "Fire and Fury Began After Trump Saw Wolff Ripping Media on CNN," 17 Jan. 2018 But the funds tell an important story of the future president’s insouciance toward due diligence and business partner choices at a time when unmonitored cash was flooding out of Russia and other former Soviet states. Marc Champion, Bloomberg.com, "How a Trump SoHo Partner Ended Up With Toxic Mining Riches From Kazakhstan," 11 Jan. 2018 In a 12-page ruling issued late Saturday, Judge Tanya S. Chutkan said the government should provide the ACLU with immediate and unmonitored access to the prisoner. Jessica Donati, WSJ, "U.S. Military Ordered to Let American Held in Iraq See a Lawyer," 24 Dec. 2017 When your loved one dies in an unmonitored nursing home, just send the funeral bill to Apple. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, "When Your First Move Is to Threaten Lynching, Maybe Something's Wrong," 31 Aug. 2017

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