Friday, March 2, 2012

Week in Review

This week technology is once again getting people in trouble.  Legislators are concerned with employers' practices of requiring access to employees' social media accounts.  A federal judge has reported himself for ethics review after admitting to sending a racist email.  Some commentators are speculating that Pinterest users could be held liable for their pins.  Check out the links below to make sure technology doesn't get you into hot water.

Technology and the Workplace
Legislators Concerned About Monitoring of Employee, Student Social Media (SoMdNews)
Keeping an Eye on Employees Working From Home (FoxBusiness)
10 Golden Rules to Get Employees on Board with Social Media (Business2Community)

Technology and the Law
Federal Judge Reports Himself for Ethics Review After Sending a Racist Email (ABAJournal)
Seventh Circuit Says Cops Can Obtain Number From Cell Phone Without Warrant (ABAJournal)
Pin With Caution: Could You Be Liable for Your Pins on Pinterest? (ABAJournal)

There's an App for That
New App to Help Skin Cancer Checks (TheAustralian)
New App Makes Reporting Crime Easier (
Twitter Radio: New App Plays Your Music and Reads Your Timeline Aloud (AppAdvice)

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