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What Employers and Employees Need to Learn from a Texas Court Case about Smartphone Security

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What rights do employees have to protect their personal data on a cell phone, laptop, or tablet that they own and use for both personal and business purposes? What rights to employers have to protect their own corporate data on … Continue reading

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Is Social Media Ruining Your Relationships? It Doesn’t Have To

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Way back in 1984, I was having dinner with some female friends at the large technology company where we all worked. All of us had notebook computers – the Tandy Model 100, the first truly portable computer with a built-in … Continue reading

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Thinking of Snooping on Your Beloved’s Phone? Judge Says Don’t

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If we’re being honest, most of us have been at least tempted to take a peek when our spouse or significant other leaves their phone, unlocked, just sitting there. And more than a few of us have gone beyond temptation, … Continue reading

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What Those Facebook Quizzes Don’t Tell You about Yourself (Or Your Privacy)

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I worry about one of my Facebook friends. Nineteen of her last 20 Facebook posts are the results of Facebook quizzes. All 19 of them were quizzes she took one night last week when she was having trouble sleeping, I … Continue reading

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Google’s New Your Timeline Feature Creates Safety, Privacy Worries

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On Tuesday, July 21, Google announced something called Your Timeline a Google Maps tool that promises to enable users to “rediscover” the places they’ve been on any given day, the route taken to get there, and the photos taken along … Continue reading

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Social Media Law Updates You Might Have Missed

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It’s been awhile since I posted anything about social media law. The truth is that since I’m not a lawyer, I tend to get sidetracked and not pay much attention to changes in social media law until something happens that … Continue reading

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Summertime Security for Your Smartphone

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Memorial Day has come and gone, and our family is planning its summer vacation. Bet yours is, too. One lesson we learned the hard way recently is that the mobile devices every family member carries contain WAY too much personal … Continue reading

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