E-mail privacy Essay | Email Privacy

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Email Privacy

Summary: Reveals the truth about email privacy. Questions popular assumptions about email. Describes a legal case concerning email privacy.
Contrary to the public's belief, emails are not a private or secure form of communication. This general misconception amongst employees has repeatedly resulted in legal quagmires and ethical dilemmas. "It's a situation that arises a million times a day in offices around the world. An employee has something personal to tell a co-worker.... Rather than pick up the phone or wander down the hall, he or she simply types a message on the desktop computer terminal and send it as electronic mail. The assumption is that anything sent by E-mail is private. That assumption unfortunately is wrong" (Gindin). Does your boss know what color underwear you were wearing during your romantic rendezvous last weekend? He very well could and according to the courts rightfully so, if you disclose such matters via email messages from your work computer. "Managers can legally intercept, monitor, and read employees email" (Shanon,Rosenthal...

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