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    Business law: sexual and verbal harassment scenarios

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    Steve's girlfriend Tammy broke up with him to date his best friend Bert. To get back at Tammy, Steve took pictures of Tammy's face and pasted them on nude pictures of another woman and posted them on the Internet. He also posted that she had a sexually transmitted disease on his Facebook page, even though he knew this statement was false.

    Sydney accepted the employee handbook, which contained a consent and acknowledgement that computers belonged to the company and communications using the company owned computers were subject to monitoring. Sydney regularly used the company computer to email his girlfriend, buy things on eBay, and occasionally look at pornography. Sydney was fired for abusing the company's Internet polity.

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    Steve's girlfriend Tammy broke up with him to date his best friend Bert. To get back at Tammy, Steve took pictures of Tammy's face and pasted them on nude pictures of another woman and posted them on the Internet. He also posted that she had a sexually transmitted disease on his Facebook page, even though he knew this statement was false.

    -- This is considered cyberharassment (the picture), and the STD claim is a defamation of character. Here is the legal definition of cyberharrassment: " Cyberharassment ...

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    This solution fully discusses the issues involved in both sexual harassment and slander scenarios. References are also provided with this solution.

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