Friday, April 18, 2014
Your Email Privacy
A recent court decision involving the U of Virginia protects faculty emails, as described in an article in Inside Higher Ed. An interesting point in the article is that apparently the Virginia legislature took note of the public/private discrepancy and bought the notion that a continued situation in which faculty correspondence was public at public universities but not at private universities put the former in an uncompetitive situation.
You can find the article at http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/04/18/virginias-high-court-protects-privacy-researchers-emails