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[4ShidlerJLComTech001] Employee Internet Misuse: How Failing to Investigate Pornography May Lead To Tort Liability

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dc.contributor.author Shidler Journal of Law, Commerce and Technology
dc.contributor.author Johnson, Jamila
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-03T17:39:42Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-03T17:39:42Z
dc.date.issued 2007-06-06
dc.identifier.citation 4 Shidler J. L. Com. & Tech. 1 (June 6, 2007) en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1547-0695
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1773.1/401
dc.description.abstract Abstract: This Article addresses a New Jersey appellate court’s holding which suggests that employers have a common law duty to investigate online misconduct by their employees. In Doe v. XYC Corp., the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey held that an employer has a duty to act when (1) it knows that an employee’s use of the Internet would endanger a third person; and (2) it has reason to believe that it may discipline the employee for online activities in the workplace. The court stated that, under this duty to act, an employer must investigate, discipline, and inform authorities of the danger. This Article discusses the implications of the case for employers. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Seattle: Shidler Journal of Law, Commerce and Technology, University of Washington School of Law en_US
dc.subject Intellectual Property en_US
dc.subject Constitutional & Regulatory en_US
dc.subject Litigation en_US
dc.title [4ShidlerJLComTech001] Employee Internet Misuse: How Failing to Investigate Pornography May Lead To Tort Liability en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.rights.holder Copyright 2007 by Jamila Johnson en_US


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