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Analysis: Regulating Employee Use; Defining Defamation Liability

SOCIAL NETWORKING

October 4, 2012

Privacy experts Jan Dhont and Emily Hay analyze the regulation of social media use across continents in this exclusive for The Privacy Advisor. “In a world characterized by constant connection to online devices and the blurring of professional and private lives,” they write, “striking a balance that respects personal autonomy while protecting legitimate employer interests can be a delicate task.” Meanwhile, Mathew Schwartz explores liability concerns on social media. “Can service providers be held liable for what their users post, including what others may deem to be offensive communications?” Schwartz queries. (IAPP member login required for access.)
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