Monitoring Internet Use and Employee Privacy

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Monitoring Internet Use and Employee Privacy
With popular commercial sites such as
facebook
,
youtube
, and
ebay
, among others, it would be hard for many of us to deny that internet usage occurs at work. This doesn’t even take into account time spent on personal emails and instant messaging. All of this time at work spent doing personal matters on the internet translates into lost work time for employers. This work time can add up quickly for individuals and can be detrimental for employers when aggregated across an organization. Thus many employers have begun monitoring both the time of use and sites visited by their employees using work computers. Employers have also gone as far as monitoring email communications that employees send...
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