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Tort – Privacy Violation – E-Mail Access – Damages (access required)

A woman who discovered during litigation that her boss, whom she accused of sexual harassment, was illegally accessing her personal e-mail account, can collect punitive damages and her attorney’s fees under the Stored Communications Act, but she must show actual damages to win statutory damages, and the 4th Circuit vacates and remands her jury award ...