Friday, December 18, 2009

WIRTW #108

The big news of the week is the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear the appeal in Quon v. Arch Wireless. The issue in that case is whether a police officer had an expectation of privacy in text messages sent from his employer-owned mobile device. The court of appeals ruled for the employee earlier this year. While this case involves the constitutional privacy rights of public employees, I hold out a glimmer of hope that the Supremes will give broader insight into the rights of all employers to keep tabs on how employees are using their technology while on-the-clock. My fellow bloggers share their thoughts on this very interesting case:

On to other news of the week.

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