Archive: December 15, 2009

Court to rule on privacy of texting

Court to rule on privacy of texting

By Robert Barnes
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, December 15, 2009

The Supreme Court will decide whether employees have a reasonable expectation of privacy for the text messages they send on devices owned by their employers.

The case the court accepted Monday involves public employees, but a broadly written decision could hold a blueprint for private-workplace rules in a world in which communication via computers, e-mail and text messages plays a very large role.

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