When The SCA Applies To Facebook Posts

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 11:30 AM EDT) -- On Aug. 20, 2013, a New Jersey Federal Court made strides in extending the privacy protection afforded by the Stored Communications Act.

In Ehling v. Monmouth-Ocean Hospital Service Corp., the New Jersey district court discussed, in relevant part, the application of the Stored Communications Act to Facebook wall posts.

Deborah Ehling was hired by Monmouth-Ocean Hospital Service Corp. in 2004 as a registered nurse and paramedic. In July of 2008, Ehling became head of the union, as president of the Professional Emergency Medical Services Association —...
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