Editor's Insights: Privacy in the Age of Texting...A Cautionary Tale

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Private text messages cost Hearst executive Scott Sassa his job last month (March 2013) when they were forwarded to Hearst’s legal department, according to BusinessInsider.com. The text messages between Sassa and an escort by the name "Kira," employed by the Friends of Kari Ann web site in Los Angeles, were forwarded to Hearst’s legal team by the escort’s boyfriend. "The texts are sexually graphic, and discussed drugs. They are not safe to be read aloud at work," according...
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