LinkedIn’s expanded and more intelligible privacy policy

LinkedIn recently announced an update to its privacy policy and user agreement in a blog post titled Updating LinkedIn’s Privacy Policy. Although LinkedIn updated the user agreement too, the emphasis was more on updates to its privacy policy. The new policy expands on a number of issues and reinforces the extent to which users needs to take responsibility for their actions when using the service.

Employer appropriates an ex-employee’s LinkedIn account

An American executive unsuccessfully sought to have her LinkedIn profile restored to her after her former employer appropriated her profile when she left the company. According to Internet Cases:   After plaintiff was fired as an executive, her former employer (using the password known by another employee) took over plaintiffs LinkedIn account. It kept all of plaintiff’sContinue reading “Employer appropriates an ex-employee’s LinkedIn account”