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+ - Your Personal Emails At Work May Be Private->

ICLKennyG writes: Many are aware that what you do at work on your work computer is subject to being discovered and owned by your employer. The Supreme Court of New Jersey has reversed course and found a reasonable expectation of privacy in using personal, password-protected web-based email to communicate with a lawyer. It is unclear if this is a state specific anomaly or the beginning of a shift where computers are considered so ubiquitous that privacy is expected in personal communications.
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+ - Nurse Charged For Reporting Bad Doc->

ICLKennyG writes: A nurse and compliance officer has been charged with a felony for reporting a doctor in a small west Texas town. The Doctor has a history of ethical and legal violations but claims the nurse was harassing him. The doctor complained to the local sheriff, his patient and business partner, who shockingly agreed. A search warrant was issued and the anonymous note was found on the nurse's computer. The nurse faces 10 years in prison for doing her job as a compliance officer.
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Businesses

+ - Fortune catalogs perils of iconic logo changes-> 1 1

ICLKennyG writes: "There are benefits to having an iconic logo like Apple's or Starbucks. The associated immagery with a brand can shape public perception about the company. Fortune details a list of 12 major companies and the history behind their logo change and rebranding. They discuss successes such as Walmart, IBM & BP and flops like Kraft, Starbucks & Xerox."
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Censorship

+ - Canon hates loyal consumers

ICLKennyG writes: Canonrumors.com has been given a cease and desist for trademark infringement. The site in no way looks like Canon, nor represents Canon. The lawyers 'co-operation' to this point has been to say that the domain owner gets nothing and has to shut domain down. This site is nothing but Canon FANS wanting to talk about upcoming cameras. Seems as if Nikon is hitting them so hard on the product front that they are now suing their own consumers.

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