benfrog writes: "A judge in a Texas appeals court has ruled that an EMT's firing was validfor a post on a colleague's Facebook Wall that he argued he intended only to be seen by his close friends but that was visible to his employer (ruling here, PDF). The EMT essentially argued in a last-ditch legal effort to save his job that his lack of knowledge of Facebook's privacy settings (or lack thereof) should have made his firing over the post invalid. Legal analysis in a blog post here." Link to Original Source
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