Drawing The Line On Monitoring Employee Tech Use

Law360, New York (June 4, 2010, 2:02 PM EDT) -- According to the 2007 Electronic Monitoring and Surveillance Survey of the American Management Association (“AMA”), and The ePolicy Institute, 43 percent of companies monitor employee e-mail, and 66 percent monitor employee Internet connections.

As one New York court put it in an April 2010 decision: “In this day of wide dissemination of thoughts and messages through transmissions which are vulnerable to interception and readable by unintended parties, armed with software, spyware, viruses and cookies spreading capacity; the concept of internet privacy is a fallacy upon which...
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