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Employee Privacy in the Digital Age II. Privacy in the Age of Technology

A panel discussion of employer monitoring of employee computer use, including Internet access. Six scenarios deal with Facebook postings, blogging about workplace conditions, confidential patient identities, unauthorized viewing of another’s smartphone photos, the effect of online postings on promotion, monitoring keystrokes, and accessing computer and cell phone records to discover employee activities unrelated to employment.

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New frontiers: Biometric information technology and privacy issues

Biometrics is the automated recognition of individuals based on their behavioral or biological characteristics. It poses privacy concerns and ?big brother? issues for employees. The panelists discuss them.

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