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When determining the limits of an employee’s right to privacy in the workplace, it’s best to start with the following question: What’s the context?
Encryption is easy to use and is a must on laptops, portable storage media, smartphones, and tablets that contain information relating to clients.
There’s something in every price range and for everyone—friends, family, employees, even yourself—to improve efficiency on the job or make time off the clock more enjoyable.
How do the privacy rights of job applicants differ from those of existing employees, particularly regarding social networks?
Both defendants and plaintiffs can benefit from effective confidentiality clauses.
Secrecy generally serves no good purpose in the civil justice system or in a democracy.
The ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 focuses on the intersection of technology and the practice of law.
A likely Supreme Court case will determine whether the government’s invasion of a laptop beyond a routine border security inspection is a “highly intrusive search.”
Businesses need to monitor what reasonable measures they are taking to secure the type of consumer information they are collecting and how it is being used.
Data sellers either have no right to sell particular types of consumer data, or they are subject to the FCRA.
Outsourcing tasks of your law firm can increase efficiency and profitability, but exercise caution to protect the security of confidential client information.
Sanctions for violations can be severe, so be sure to heed federal and state rules and know how to respond to inadvertent receipt.
The increasingly competitive social networking market has spawned numerous legal issues and cases.
In the regulation of global agricultural trade, international trade law has taken precedence over human rights and environmental protection.
Many state legislatures are considering the use of alimony guidelines, but few have adopted specific formulas to determine alimony awards.
From blogs to podcasts to resource centers, there is a wealth of material on the web to get you started.
Technology can function as your servant or your master.
Make sure your staff understands the need to maintain the client’s confidence.
Check out these ABA books, CLE programs, and web resources on privacy and confidentiality.
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