Arnold vetoes privacy bill

Friday, 1 October 2004, 12:38 AM EST

A California bill protecting the privacy of internet and e-mail usage at work met the red veto pen of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Wednesday.

The would-be law, SB 1841, would have required the state's employers to provide "clear and conspicuous" notice before electronically monitoring the e-mail or internet usage of employees. Not doing so would have become a misdemeanor in the California penal code.

By Mark Sullivan at Wired.

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