Verizon Case Warns Employers Against Vague Device Policies
Law360, San Diego (October 10, 2013, 10:06 PM EDT) -- An Ohio federal court recently found that a former Verizon Wireless employee could pursue Stored Communications Act claims alleging her supervisor read her personal emails on a company-issued BlackBerry without consent, serving as a warning that employers risk liability under the criminal statute without clear policies on personal use of company devices and use of personal devices in the office, attorneys say.
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in June refused to dismiss some claims alleging the supervisor breached the SCA by reading 48,000 emails sent to Sandi Lazette’s personal Gmail account over an 18-month period without...
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