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Private messages at work can be read by employers, says court

Private messages at work can be read by employers, says court

Private messages at work can be read by employers, says court
13 January 2016

Employers can read workers' private messages sent via chat software and webmail accounts during working hours, judges have ruled.

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) said a firm that read a worker's Yahoo Messenger chats sent while he was at work was within its rights.

 

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