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WI Bill Would Require Employers to Notify of E-Mail Monitoring

Wisconsin Radio Network reports that "a public hearing Tuesday from the Legislature's Committee on Personal Privacy took up a bill that would require employers to annually notify their workers of email monitoring." The bill in question is Assembly Bill 30.

From the article:

"An instructor of computer networking at Madison Area Technical College spoke in favor of the plan. Brett Selling says such a policy would help protect network administrators who may be tasked with investigating activity on their network. He says administrators can be held liable under current law....

Seling says this law would only apply toward business owners who already track their employee's emails. For those who don't monitor activity it would not apply."