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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Text Message Privacy Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on April 19 heard oral arguments in a case concerning an employee’s expectation of privacy in text messages that were sent and received on a pager issued by his employer ( City of Ontario, California, et al. v. Jeff Quon, et al. ...

Supreme Court Finds Search Of Employees' Text Messages Was Reasonable

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A police department's search of the transcripts of its employees' text messages was reasonable and did not violate the employees' Fourth Amendment rights, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 17, reversing a ruling by the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals...