As reported on Hunton & Williams’ Privacy and Information Security Law Blog, on June 5, 2013, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio denied an employer’s motion to dismiss, holding that the Stored Communications Act (“SCA”) can apply when an employer reads a former employee’s personal emails on a company-issued

For an employer preparing to defend against a legal action by a disgruntled employee, few moments are as intoxicating as digging into the employee’s electronic files on the company-owned computer.  The golden dirt often emerges in the form of a gossipy e-mail or an internet search for something racier than the sports scores.


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