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Block MSN/AIM Spy Software?

Discussion in 'The Mac Versus PC Forum' started by brooke, Apr 19, 2010.



  1. brooke

    brooke Technology Fan

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    The owner of the company where I work has installed msn spy software on his PC. If the PC that I use was his that would be fine, but I provide my own PC and do not feel in that case he has a right to see it. Is there a way to block him from this?
     
  2. Gene Steinberg

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    This is a difficult one. He has the right to be aware of your work at the office. But the fact that it is your PC creates a possible conflict. But you may risk the job to uninstall the software. Maybe you need legal advice here.
     
  3. brooke

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    but i think the chatting conversation is my privacy.isn't it?
     
  4. Gene Steinberg

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    If it's on company time it's a gray area. How about trying the direct route and working a compromise? Maybe set aside time where the spyware is disabled.
     
  5. brooke

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    You means if i still want to work in here,maybe i should compromise
    trying the direct route is very difficult to me
     
  6. Gene Steinberg

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    It doesn't help you at this point in time, but there's actually a Supreme Court case about employee privacy.

    In any case, the easiest solution for you right now is to make a deal with your employer even if that's difficult for you.
     
  7. brooke

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    sure,i will try to talk with him,tks Gene Steinberg
     
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    which software you are using?
     

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