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Court Finds Duty to Preserve Personal Emails of Employees

The modern workplace presents a cornucopia of problems thanks to technology. As much as employers may want to restrict employees from surfing the Internet or checking Facebook during working time, it’s nearly impossible. After all, employees can just use their personal cellphones to get online...

My Employee Deleted All of Her Work Emails and Quit. Can I Sue Her For That?

Well, sure, you can. But winning that case -- especially if you're thinking about a claim under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act -- may be another story. The CFAA is designed to prevent unauthorized access or malicious interference with a computer system. Often used as an employer-sword, to...