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 March 19, 2021  Posted by  Business, Court, Surveillance, U.S., Workplace

Brian Flood reports:

The law firm Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle didn’t violate the Stored Communications Act by having data extracted from a fired attorney’s smart phone, because only the phone’s internal storage was accessed and copied, a federal court in Illinois said Thursday.

ZRFM paid for attorney David Loughnane’s cell phone and its associated bills. The firm had no written policies on attorneys’ use of their firm-funded phones, and Loughnane used his for both work and personal purposes.

Read more on Bloomberg. The case is Loughnane v. Zukowski Rogers Flood & McArdle, N.D. Ill., No. 1:19-cv-00086, 3/18/21.

  One Response to “Law Firm Wins Fired Lawyer’s Suit Over Analyzing Cell Phone Data”

  1. Once again, all together, “company provided equipment is for company use and data only. No expectation of privacy is implied or offered. Do not use company equipment for personal use – ever.”

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