What's All The 'Twitter' About Employee Privacy?

Law360, New York (February 5, 2010, 3:51 PM EST) -- The increasing intersection of social media and its impact on the workplace prompt many questions about employer’s access to stored data, including electronic communications, on the employer’s own computers or equipment.

What are the risks associated with monitoring computers and other electronic data devises or communications when they are sent using the employer’s equipment? Can employees who use employer issued equipment for their personal use really expect these communications to remain private?

The cases indicate the answer to both questions may depend on effective employee policies...
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