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- Case Brief for Konop vs Hawaiian Airlines Inc(Konop I 1 The Facts Konop a pilot for Hawaiian maintained a website where he posted bulletins

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Case Brief for 10/27/10 Konop vs. Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. (“Konop I”) 1) The Facts: Konop, a pilot for Hawaiian, maintained a website where he posted bulletins critical of his employer, its officers, and the incumbent union, Air Line Pilots Association (“ALPA”). Because ALPA supported giving management concessions to the existing collective bargaining agreement, Konop encouraged others via his website to consider alternative union representation. He controlled access to his website by requiring visitors to log in with a user name and password. He provided user names to certain Hawaiian employees, but not to managers or union representatives. To obtain a password and view the site, an eligible employee had to register and consent to an agreement not to disclose the site’s contents. On December 14, 1995 Hawaiian VP James Davis contacted a pilot, Gene Wong, and asked permission to use Wong’s name to access Konop’s site. He presumably clicked a button to indicate he was Wong and agreed to Konop’s terms and conditions. Konop filed suit alleging numerous claims arising out of Davis’ viewing and use of his
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course COMM 458 taught by Professor Sparr during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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- Case Brief for Konop vs Hawaiian Airlines Inc(Konop I 1 The Facts Konop a pilot for Hawaiian maintained a website where he posted bulletins

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