Your boss can snoop on your messages – even private ones, says European Court of Human Rights | ZDNet
The court has ruled that it’s reasonable for a company to check employees’ email and instant messaging and that doing so doesn’t violate their right to confidential correspondence.
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This ruling just point at the fact that company provided tools are company owned, and that if they have a policy to not allow company tools to be used for private matters, they are allowed to control and enforce these rules. It says nothing about the modern business landscape with for instance BYOD.