Not to be confused with Out of bounds in programming languages; See Bounds checking.
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Out-of-band is activity outside a defined telecommunications frequency band, or, metaphorically, outside some other kind of activity. Protection from falsing is among its purposes.
Out-of-band agreement, an agreement or understanding between the communicating parties that is not included in any message sent over the channel but which is relevant for the interpretation of such messages