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‘This call is being recorded’: secret workplace recordings
  • Ius Laboris
  • USA
  • September 19 2018

Gone are the days of bulky recording devices and wires. Anyone with a cell phone can easily start a recording, slip the phone in a pocket, and walk


The GDPR Countdown: Employers are you ready? - Workplace Privacy
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • May 14 2018

As mentioned in our previous GDPR update, the sixth update in this series will deal with privacy considerations in the workplace and how far an


Wiretapping in the Workplace
  • Stark & Stark
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

The recent turmoil, investigation and controversy surrounding President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey has thrust the issue


Demystifying Video-Camera Surveillance
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • August 25 2016

The purpose of this article is to expose how video-camera surveillance can be an effective tool for employers who want to visually monitor their


Technology in the workplace - a brief overview
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 22 2013

I have trouble programming my television and need my teenage daughter to lend a hand. I also know that I am not alone in this world of rapidly


Losing the expectation of privacy bit by bit, byte by byte
  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2012

For a generation that has become exceedingly facile with electronic gadgetry and desensitized to the massive amounts of data this gadgetry produces, it perhaps comes as no surprise that video surveillance and on-line monitoring by employers of present and potential employees' electronic profiles and fingerprints have become the norm.


Facebook access faceoff
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2012

A New Jersey hospital's union president brought suit against the hospital alleging violations of the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act, New Jersey Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Control Act, invasion of privacy and other laws as a result of a hospital supervisor's demand that an employee provide access to the union president's Facebook page.


U.S. v. Jones, 132 S. Ct. 945 (2012)
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2012

The United States Supreme Court’s decision in U.S. v. Jones, 132 S. Ct. 945 (2012), reveals deep fractures in the Court’s Fourth Amendment jurisprudence.


U.S. Supreme Court decision in United States v. Jones
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

In United States v. Jones, a Fourth Amendment case pertaining to government surveillance, the U.S. Supreme Court on January 23, 2012, held that the government’s installation of a GPS tracking device on a vehicle without the appropriate warrant, and the government’s use of that device to monitor that vehicle’s movement, constituted a search.


Supreme court limits GPS surveillance
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2012

On January 23, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its much awaited decision in United States v. Jones (No. 10-1259, 2012 U.S. Lexis 1063), which many anticipated would provide critical guidance as to whether expanding police use of GPS surveillance is limited by the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition of unreasonable searches.