Paul Jakma wrote:
> > Privacy can only exist where the is an expectation of privacy,
>> exactly. And EU law and precedent mandates that we /do/ have a right
> to privacy. Therefore we /may/ expect it.
>> i certainly expect it, and i'm backed up by EU law. If you do not
> expect privacy fine.. but that's you.
but the "expectation of privacy" has limits. You do not have a right to privacy
in O'Connell Steet if you are shouting to someone across the road, or if you use
a "speaker phone" in an open plan office.
Recient court cases have held employeers liable for the content of personal
email, where that content was racist and/or pornographic. Once/if this liability
is firmed up, it will give them rights to monitor.
Gerard Keating Tully
Fintrax Teo Ballinahown
Tel: +353 91 558205 Galway
Fax: +353 91 558222 Rep. of Ireland
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