Black People : no privacy, you know....

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    to those who may log in from the job.
    there is NO expectation of privacy on a work computer.
    your bosses can track your activity if they want to.
     
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    there is no privacy on any computer from anywhere
    someone is watching everything you do and say !!!
    the Gov. the FBI ..... do we really know who peeping in
    or inside our machine.......?

    But all job computeres are set up and yes they know what you do or doing
    while at work the Boss is watching !
     
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    Not just puters. Wireless phones, including cells, as well!

    Worse, lots of sites have a policy that anything you post through their site belongs to them. Particularly those "free" sites. And using a web-based email service is even worse: ALL of your words are on their machines to do with as they see fit!!!

    And one of the new features of Vista (offical name for Longhorn) is an option to test a site for "phishing" scams by sending the URL to microsoft's site for testing before you get to the page. Just another way for someone to watch where you surf! Probably wouldn't take too terribly long before employers have a method of accessing that data for another method to see where employees surf to.

    Nope, no privacy on the net or in this society anymore. I used to consider that the only way to keep communications private between computers is with a direct wire, but signals can be picked up over wires with induction equipment.

    VPNs (virtual private networks) might be "safer" given that they are usually point-to-point encrypted ... which only works until the encryption is broken. Even that might not be so hot, either. At least in the UK, there is a move afoot to enable authorities to demand your encryption keys!

    Good point, James; I had been thinking about this a little and wondering about folks loggin in from work. As you said, Destee.Com is undoubtedly sitting on a lot of corporate servers with lots of folks following what goes on here. I wonder how much of the membership here is actually bots on corporate networks doing an echelon type thing watching for key words?
     
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