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Invasion of Privacy? - Federal Government Secretly Monitored Personal Webmail
Posted on 16 Mar 2012 by Peter S. Vogel

By Peter S. Vogel A group of nine scientists and doctors recently sued the US government claiming that their personal Gmail accounts were under federal surveillance which led to harassment or dismissal for Food & Drug Administration (FDA) employees... Read More

Privacy And Surveillance: Posner On Quon v. Arch Wireless Operating Co.
Posted on 10 Nov 2010 by Steve C. Posner

By Steve C. Posner, Attorney, Posner Law Firm When is notice to a government employee that an employer may conduct surveillance of employee communications sufficient under the Fourth Amendment? What are the Fourth Amendment privacy rights of third parties... Read More

The Right of Privacy in Data Stored in "Cloud Computing"
Posted on 17 Aug 2010 by Kirsten Koepsel, Carey Lening and Ron Weikers

Cloud computing is an emerging area, but what privacy rights do users have? The Electronic Communications Privacy Act and its component, the Stored Communications Act, are difficult enough to apply to regular computers and e-mail. What are the rules for... Read More