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Employers Must Define Level of Authorized Access to Pursue Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Claims

In a decision that underscores the importance of carefully considering company computer-use policies and permissions, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida held last month that a company could not maintain a Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) claim against a former employee because the company had given the employee “unfettered … Continue Reading

Protection of employee privacy rights in France: measures controlling employees in the workplace must be treated with caution – employers should avoid placing restrictions upon themselves

This post was written by Daniel Kadar. France’s highest court (“Cour de cassation”) ruled 26 June 2012 in Monsieur X v. YBC Helpevia that a company’s internal rules may limit an employer’s access to employee emails. French case-law has traditionally held that employees have a right to privacy at their workplace and that an employer … Continue Reading