Privacy Claim for Employer's Shoulder Surfing of Employee's Facebook Page

When can an employer ask an employee to show the employer a coworker's Facebook page? My friends, that question is getting more difficult to answer. State legislators across the country are attempting to pass laws that would prohibit this and similar conduct under most circumstances. Delaware's...

Do employees have protected privacy rights in Facebook postings?

John and Mary are co-workers. They are also Facebook friends. And both John and Mary have adjusted their respective Facebook privacy settings such that only Facebook friends can view what they post online from their individual accounts. Consequently, John and Mary can view each other's Facebook posts...

Privacy 3.0: Delaware Bench and Bar Recap

I had the honor of serving as moderator for the CLE program at Delaware's Annual Bench and Bar conference,the largest annual gathering of lawyers and judges. The program was titled, Privacy 3.0: Legal and Ethical Implications in the Courtroom, in the Workplace, and in Public . I was amazed at the...

Breaking stupid: A hella-dumb Facebook invasion-of-privacy claim

From the state that just loves our sloppy seconds -- out-of-work wide receiver who cries about a fumbling quarterback say, "What. It's unfair. That's my quarterback." -- comes this case about a Facebooking emergency medical technician from Texas. To protect the innocent -- in the...