Saturday, September 11, 2004

Privacy laws and international corporate intranets has an interesting article on some of the legal issues related to cross-border corporate intranets that "disclose" information about employees. If you think an internal phone list wouldn't be a big deal, think again ...

Legality and the International Intranet:

"The problem for intranet managers is that intranets often provide information about the activities of the staff, and exchange information on staff with specific expertise and knowledge. Adding photographs of employees to their profile on the intranet is usually regarded as very useful. However, a photograph reveals all sorts of personal information and, according to the Directive, a photo should only be posted with the explicit consent of the individual..."

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