No Email Message Is Private if You Get It at Work

It’s pretty clear that using your employer’s email system for personal business is not a good idea and can get you fired; it could also send you to jail, if your emails reveal a crime. Employees have very little to no expectation of privacy in emails received through employer accounts.

An employee at Aeropostale, the clothing company, found out that not only can his employer use a personal email to fire him, but the government can also use it against him: A federal court ruled recently that prosecutors can use an email he received in his company account to convict him for receiving illegal kickbacks…

No Email Message Is Private if You Get It at Work

 

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