Employers warned on email spying

Tuesday, 17 April 2007, 9:58 AM EST

A new ruling, which said a college had breached a woman's privacy by secretly monitoring her emails, means employers cannot spy on staff, say legal experts.

Lynette Copland, who works at Carmarthenshire College in west Wales, successfully sued her employer for breaching the Human Rights convention. She was awarded more than £6,000 by the European Court of Human Rights.

At the BBC.

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