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Can Your Boss Spy On Your Text Messages?

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Nope. A recent case that went to the US Court of Appeals 9th Circuit found that employers searching employee's text messages on their personal phone is illegal (.pdf). The case stems out of Ontario in San Bernardino County where the local police department gained access to four of its officers' personal phone account texting records by asking their phone company. The officers in turn sued and have won so far. The city and the phone company plan to appeal.

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