The former managing director of Brevet Capital Management is suing his former employer for allegedly accessing his computer to read emails and steal data held on two personal hard drives he owned, The Wall Street Journal reports. Paul Iacovacci claims Brevet installed software allowing the firm to copy and transfer data out of the hard drives following the ex-director filing a lawsuit for wrongful termination. The ruling in the case could inform future lawsuits as bring-your-own-device policies become more common. “We’re going to see sticky issues like this where personal information and company information are intermingled,” Tor Ekeland Law's Fred Jennings said. “The question of how to disentangle them is an area where there’s a whole lot of work to be done.” (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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