Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 Internet speed test! ×
Privacy

Submission + - SCOTUS: Govt Employee Text Messages Not Private (businessweek.com) 1

e9th writes: The Supreme Court, in a 9-0 ruling, has decided that government employers are entitled to examine all text messages sent with government provided devices, even if the employee has agreed to pay for any excess message charges out of his own pocket. While the ruling only applies to government employees (at all levels), it may give private sector employees something to think about when using employer-provided devices.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

SCOTUS: Govt Employee Text Messages Not Private

Comments Filter:
  • Congratulations! You have a company phone. You want privacy? Then get your own phone. Too many phones to carry about? Use Google Voice or something like that. It's not rocket science...

"We Americans, we're a simple people... but piss us off, and we'll bomb your cities." -- Robin Williams, _Good Morning Vietnam_

Working...