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Saturday, September 14, 2002

Firms Can Monitor Internet and E-Mail Activity
From snoopware to nonviral mailware, firms can limit liability by monitoring employees' computer activity
Roger Schechter -- New Jersey Law Journal -- 09-16-2002
Web surfing and e-mail can expose your firm to potential employment-related liability for inappropriate use of these resources. The risks increase exponentially with the popularity of e-mail jokes and other nonbusiness activities.

Firms can monitor employees' computer activity via a wide range of products -- known as snoopware, spyware, nonviral mailware, hackers'and surveillance utilities -- that gather information about a person's computer activity.
Read more . . .
See also:
Active Internet Monitoring Is Widespread
E-Legal: Electronic Monitoring of Employees by Employers

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