The Risks Of Increased Reliance On Technology

Law360, New York (October 26, 2009, 1:53 PM EDT) -- As technology creeps into our personal lives and we rely on e-mail and the Internet via Blackberry or smart phone as primary forms of communication, an increasing number of employers wonder whether and how they can control employee use of such tools.

Employers that choose to monitor employee use of Internet applications must be aware that such monitoring is not risk-free.

Likewise, employers that issue mobile devices allowing employees to remain “connected” at all times should be aware of the pitfalls that could result. In certain...
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