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ITMG381 - Week 8

Fill in your name above, put your answer below each question, and then return this document for grading following the instructions in the syllabus. Please provide detailed answers to support all of the questions. Use examples from the readings, or from your own research, to support answers. The assignment must be 1-page in length with a minimum of 2 outside sources.

Chapter 14

A large American multinational corporation wants to establish a telephone and email hotline for employees to report wrongdoing within the company. The company has offices in the European Union and wants to ensure that it avoids violations of E.U. data protection laws. What steps can the company take to increase the likelihood that its
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This is also the case in the Stengart case study. I personally believe she was completely violated in her privacy because of the fact that she was checking her own personal email, even if it was on Loving Care’s laptop. I’ve said it before that they probably have these policies in place in order to ensure Loving Care’s employees are staying on task but checking into their temporary files should only serve to monitor their internet usage, not go into personal email accounts. It’s like a parent spying on their teen and hearing something they assume is wrong and suddenly they have ammunition for grounding their child. As far as corporations with business “across the pond”, they need to remember that the internet is like a gateway of information, images, ideas, products, opinions, both good and bad, accessed by both good and bad people and what another country decides in their court as a violation in America should stand because without the internet it would not have reached that far. Knowing that it can, means regulating what is reached. There is the phrase “the long arm of the law’ and now there could also be “the long arm of the internet”.

Ferrera et al. (2012). CyberLaw: Text & cases (3rd ed.). Mason, OH: Cengage Learning.

"Protection of Personal Data”. European Commission.europa.eu . 16 July, 2013.web. 27 July 2013.
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