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Employers Using Technology Should Have an Employee Handbook and Acceptable Use Policies in Place

Technology Creates Hidden Problems for Businesses With Employees. It is near impossible to run a business without using technology and having access to email and the Internet.  You may even employ cloud computing, software-as-a-service (SaaS), social networks like Facebook and Twitter to be more productive and increase your business visibility. Be careful — implementing technology…

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Google Settles Google Buzz Privacy Class-Action Lawsuit – But No Money for Gmail Users

Back in February 2010, Google launched a new social network tool called “Google Buzz.” Google Buzz allowed Gmail users to share status updates, images, and videos.  It also sent real-time updates of a Gmail account user’s Google Buzz feed that showed up on Google’s mobile maps on Android and iPhone mobile phones. The problem was…

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Your Company Should Have a Nondisclosure Agreement (Confidentiality Agreement) with its Employees

A Non-Disclosure Agreement (also known as an NDA or confidentiality agreement) is meant to protect a startup or existing business from its employees misusing valuable proprietary information.  Often it is a good idea to have a confidentiality agreement in place with each of your employees (regardless of position).  For instance, your receptionist and salesperson might…