‘Butt dials’ are not private, U.S. court rules

Interesting.

Here’s another reason to make sure your phone is locked when you aren’t using it: an inadvertent “butt dial” at the worst time could land you in court.

A U.S. court of appeals ruled this week that an executive effectively forfeited his privacy when he inadvertently called his assistant who overheard a conversation about inter-office politics.

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