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The Soapbox: Internet Privacy

March 17, 2009 2:34:21 PM PDT
Here is what Eyewitness News viewers had to say about our Question of the Day.We wanted to know your thoughts on Internet privacy and the workplace:

If people go to a party at a fellow employee's house, close the door and then complain about their employer, it is legal. Happens all the time. Using MySpace with a password is the same thing...

Carmen Chiarandini

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An employer has the right to monitor an employee's internet use while on the job. What an employee does online, on his own computer, on his own time has to be put beyond the reach of the employer. Griping about an employer is common way to let off steam. What's next?

Patricia Sturm
Central Islip, NY

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Privacy should be respected. Where are we going as a society with all this spying?

Nancy De Leon
New York

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I told my son he better be careful what he puts on his MySpace because there is really no privacy to anything you write online. So if your writing about your boss just be prepared he may find out. Do you really blame them?

Dorothy Luizzo
Oakland, N.J.


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