Lex Nokia enters into force in June 2009

Employers allowed to monitor employees’ email and internet browsing information As a result of the enforcement of the Act on Protection of Privacy in Electronic Communications (516/2004) (hereinafter the “APPEC”) in 2004, which implemented the directive 2002/58/EC, and whereby the regime applicable to telecom operators was extended to cover also companies and other corporate and association subscribers, Finland has had one of the strictest privacy legislations.

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