TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Companies _DO_ Snoop on Employee Email

Re: Companies _DO_ Snoop on Employee Email

Steve Sobol (
Sun, 04 Jun 2006 14:05:29 -0700

Reuters News Wire wrote:

> Big Brother is not only watching but he is also reading your e-mail.


You shouldn't be using company email for personal purposes.

> Steele also said on Friday that more and more companies are employing
> staff to read outgoing e-mails of workers who typically have no idea
> their correspondence is being monitored.

> "It is not something that is broadcast," Steele said. "There are
> organizations where employees think they can say whatever they want to
> say and nobody is going to read it."

If it's the company's resources that are being used, and company
emailboxes that are being monitored, the employee has no say in the

Steve Sobol, Professional Geek ** Java/VB/VC/PHP/Perl ** Linux/*BSD/Windows
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