Workers, Surf At Your Own Risk

More and more companies are monitoring their employees' abuse of the Internet

For two years, a high-level executive at a New England finance company arrived at work each morning, said hello to his secretary, and then shut the door of his roomy, windowed office behind him. Like clockwork, he drew the blinds and tilted his computer screen toward him so that--should anyone suddenly barge in--they couldn't tell what he was doing. For the next six hours, and sometimes eight, he proceeded to cruise the Internet for the raunchiest porn sites he could find.

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