NJ Supreme Court Ruling Has Implications for Companies’ Social Media Policies


At the end of March 2010, the New Jersey Supreme Court handed down a decision that is certain to have significant implications in social media policy circles.

In Stengart v Loving Care Agency, Plaintiff Stengart, in anticipation of a lawsuit against her employer, Loving Care Agency, sent several email communications to her lawyer from her company-provided laptop, over the company’s Internet server but via her personal Yahoo email account. She did not store her password on the Laptop.

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