Recent suits filed by the recording industry have raised the issue of employer liability for copyright infringement by employees. In fact, legal consequences for an employer do not end with copyright infringement liability, but extend into many other areas. This Article discusses several legal concerns raised by employee Internet use and examines steps an employer should take to minimize or avoid liability for inappropriate employee actions, including a discussion of benefits and drawbacks to various approaches.
Nicole J. Nyman,
Risky Business: What Must Employers Do to Shield Against Liability for Employee Wrongdoings in the Internet Age?,
1 Shidler J. L. Com. & Tech.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.uw.edu/wjlta/vol1/iss2/3