Big Brother is watching

29Jul12

Here is an illustration on the perils of engaging in activities other than work during work hours — particularly surfing online sites that have nothing to do whatsoever with the job one is paid to do on company time. With the  coming of  the Internet in the early 1990s, and the ensuing widespread use of computers in all forms of business and economic activity also came all sorts of software that management could use to keep tabs on what workers are doing with company-supplied laptops and desktop computers while on the clock.

For a closer look at this illustration, click here to view a PDF.

Illustration by Alfred Elicierto, Knight Ridder Tribune Graphics (now known as McClatchy Tribune), produced and syndicated in November 2000.

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