23 Nov Big Brother and emails from work
Can an employer read a worker’s email?
Businesses certainly have the technical capability to look at the emails sent from their computers, whether it’s transmitted through a company or a private email account. The question really is whether an employee can have any expectation of privacy?
It has been a generally accepted view that employees have few rights in this regard, especially if a company has a well defined policy regarding use of its computer network. In general, corporate computers have been considered corporate property.
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