Big brother is watching

Lewis, Len
February 1997
Progressive Grocer;Feb97, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p22
Trade Publication
Reports that the Internet and e-mail mean freedom to communicate with the world at large, but the price tag may by the loss of personal privacy. Number of electronic mailboxes in existence; Claims that employers have every right to monitor employee communications; Companies which monitor employee use of the network. INSETS: Who does the dirty work?.;A policy on privacy..


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