Yahoo! News – Email, Web at Work – Is the Free Lunch Over?
Brace yourselves, corporate drones: one of the last bastions of work place relief — sneaking in some online shopping or snickering over an email joke — could be destined for universal banishment.
Major corporations are increasingly classifying employee email and Internet privileges as potential security hazards, distractions or worse, costly legal dangers in the making.
As a result, companies are considering dramatically curtailing, or even abolishing completely the freedoms, on which employees have grown increasingly reliant over the past few years. [Privacy Digest]