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The times they are a-changin’: U.S. Supreme Court recognizes the difficulties in assessing employee privacy expectations in evolving technologies

  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 22 2010

On June 17, 2010, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in City of Ontario, California v. Quon, No. 08- 1332, where it addressed for the first time whether employees have a right to privacy in electronic communications made via company-issued devices

Supreme Court recognizes right of public employers to search electronic communications

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2010

On June 17, 2010 the US Supreme Court unanimously held that a public employer's search of an employee's text messages was reasonable and did not violate the employee's constitutional rights

Eleventh Circuit: cop’s Facebook rant isn’t protected speech

  • IT-LEX Inc
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 4 2013

Here at IT-Lex, we often report on the perils of posting employment related information on social media. Fact: it's never a good idea to complain

City’s search of text messages was reasonable despite employee’s expectation of privacy

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2010

The City of Ontario’s Computer Usage, Internet and E-mail Policy provides that use of the city’s computers and other electronic equipment, networks, etc., is limited to city-related business, that access is not confidential and “users should have no expectation of privacy or confidentiality when using these resources.”

Supreme Court sets oral argument in Quon v. Arch Wireless for April 19, 2010

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court has set oral argument for April 19, 2010, to review the Ninth Circuit’s 2008 decision on employee privacy in Quon v. Arch Wireless Operating Co

Supreme Court to hear argument in employee “sexting” case

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2010

On Monday, April 19, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral argument in City of Ontario v. Quon, a case addressing the right of a public employer to review employee text messages on a pager purchased by the public employer for employee business use

Supreme Court to address employee privacy

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2009

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will review the Ninth Circuit’s 2008 decision on employee privacy in Quon v. Arch Wireless Operating Co

Unearthing competitive intelligence through Freedom of Information Act requests

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2011

Competitors can learn of your trade secrets in any one of a number of ways, perhaps the most common of which is the sticky fingers of departing and disloyal employees

U.S. Supreme Court grants petition for certiorari in Quon v. Arch Wireless case involving employee communications claim under Stored Communications Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court granted the petition for certiorari filed by the employer in a case involving the privacy of employee communications under the Stored Communications Act provisions of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of government employer in workplace electronic monitoring case

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2010

In June, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in City of Ontario v. Quon, siding with the City and its officials in a workplace electronic monitoring case closely followed by employers and their counsel