On Monday, The Supreme Court will hear case involving an Ontario, California police officer, Sgt. Jeff Quon, who used his government-issued text-messaging device for personal use. The court is to decide whether the police department violated the officer's privacy rights when it reviewed the content of the messages being exchanged, work-related and personal. Read more in this Cnn.com Article: "Supreme Court to hear texting privacy case".
- Police Sgt. Jeff Quon sent hundreds of text messages on his city-issued page
- Review by department found most were personal, many sexually explicit, court says
- Quon says "informal" policy let officers send personal texts if they paid charges
- He had signed off on city policy saying no expectation of privacy on city-issued pagers
Supreme Court Takes Texting Case, NewYorkTimes