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Of course she did: Alycia Lane sues TV station

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by budcrew08, Jun 21, 2008.

  1. budcrew08

    budcrew08 Active Member

    Who didn't see THIS coming?

    Full story at: http://www.philly.com/inquirer/entertainment/20080620_Alycia_Lane_sues_CBS3.html
  2. FileNotFound

    FileNotFound Well-Known Member

    Take-home lesson here: There's no such thing as "private e-mail." Especially if you're using a company-owned computer to type it or company-owned servers to send and store it.
  3. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    Actually the 9th circuit just ruled that just because it is a work computer, blackberry or work e-mail that it doesn't give your employer the right to go through it without a search warrant.
    It is a huge win for privacy.
    Here's the link


  4. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Perhaps, but the cases are different. The PD went to see why the cop was over the limit for text messages. This is different.
  5. Cadet

    Cadet Guest

    Here's what I have a problem with: Clearly this was a case of girl gone wild. By claiming there was gender discrimination, it creates another "crying wolf" situation that demeans the credibility of any woman who does have a legitimate discrimination beef against her employer.
  6. While all this crap is going on at Ch. 3, more people still watch Jim Gardner.
  7. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    The Ninth Circuit ... what a shock.
  8. MacDaddy

    MacDaddy Active Member

    That applies to e-mail only if it's contracted out to a third party, not on company servers.
  9. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Her former co-anchor now faces five years for hacking into her email account:

  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    The stalker had a stalker? Who knew?
  11. Tarheel316

    Tarheel316 Well-Known Member

    I have to agree with Cadet.
  12. jimnorden

    jimnorden Member

    tv newsreaders are the worst.
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