Implications Of Quon V. Arch Wireless

Law360, New York (January 28, 2010, 12:55 PM EST) -- Because of the preference in the modern workplace to communicate via text messaging and e-mail, there now is a record of seemingly trivial communications, both professional and personal, that employees send throughout the workday.

Even so, it is unlikely that Sgt. Jeff Quon ever imagined that messages, both work-related texts and personal texts to his wife and girlfriend, sent from his pager — issued by the City of Ontario, Calif. — would be reviewed by a federal judge, let alone be the subject of a United...
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