19.01.2016

ECHR: Surveillance of Internet usage in the workplace and Article 8

ECHR judgment 12.01.2016, application no. 61496/08, Bărbulescu v Romania
(my keywords: termination of the applicant’s employment contract due to personal use of employer's resources, surveillance of Internet usage in the workplace, no violation of Article 8 of the Convention)
Be sure not to miss the separate opinion of Judge Pinto de Albuquerque, it is worth reading.
Update: The Guardian on the "misinformed media storm"; ECHR press release (pdf); Die Presse