Employers Crack Down on World Cup Streaming

Despite the downsides, embracing World Cup mania can be a smart business move. Letting employees watch and chat about the game, in addition to facilitating group viewings, can develop workplace camaraderie. Photographer: FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images

Right now, millions of people around the world are sitting at their desks staring at a small window on their screens. The influx in people viewing live-streaming video of the FIFA World Cup isn't great for productivity, and it's even worse for corporate IT departments.

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