Employees' Expectations of Privacy Limited When Using Company-Issued Electronic Devices


On June 17, 2010, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case of Quon v. Arch Wireless Operating and The Ontario Police Department. The Supreme Court had to decide whether the City of Ontario had violated the privacy rights of Quon and the officers he texted when, as part of an overage audit, Ontario Police Department Management read transcripts of messages Quon sent on his City-issued pager.

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