Is Your Personal Device Personal?

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Charles Murray
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Personal devices are familiar
Charles Murray   11/13/2012 6:19:11 PM
One thing that's not mentioned here is familiarity. Sometimes it's easier to use your personal device simply because you know it. Every new device has a learning curve and we don't always have time to do the learning.

Jennifer Campbell
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Re: Personal may become very public
Jennifer Campbell   11/13/2012 2:22:30 PM
Yes, TJ, that sounds about right. In my opinion, the contents of a smartphone is no different than a reporter's notebook, which is fair game for either side to subpoena in a lawsuit.

Rob Spiegel
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Using a personal device for company business
Rob Spiegel   11/13/2012 12:44:00 PM
More and more, I'm hearing that people are using personal devices for business. There are a number of reasons. Some people prefer the iPhone over the company Blackberry. In another instance, I have a friend who quit using the company phone because the company was scrutinizing phone records to see if the company phone had any personal calls on it.

TJ McDermott
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Personal may become very public
TJ McDermott   11/13/2012 12:28:06 PM
If one's personal smartphone is used for business, could it be subpoenaed should your company become a participant in a lawsuit?  Could the entire contents of the smartphone, (and by extension, your entire personal account) become part of the lawsuit?


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