Gay officer seeks fair play after exposure on the net

Welch, Jilly
February 1998
People Management;2/19/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p16
Focuses on ruling made by a federal judge to prevent the US Navy from firing a highly decorated officer for stating in a supposedly anonymous Internet profile that he was gay. Confidentiality laws broken by Navy investigators for electronically held information; Terms of the Navy's `don't ask, don't tell' policy concerning homosexuals; Implications of the case for employees' freedom of speech.


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