The Increasing Lack of Privacy in the Workplace To gain a competitive advantage, companies have turned to rapidly emerging technologies in order to increase productivity and profits. Most companies cannot imagine surviving without email (Hayday) and local area networks, however it is this same technology that diminishes the productivity of many employees. Research shows that an average employee in the U.S. spends almost an hour (Rosencrance) and close to two and a half hours
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as done in Net-Sieve 250 software. (Corporations) Furthermore, a happy worker is a better worker, so the employers can accommodate their human assets by allowing access to permissible sites during certain times and for only certain amount of time. However, government intervention is imperative to solve the dilema. Government should regulate the minimum expectations from both employer and employee, as well as the amount of confidential information software should disclose to the management without authorities involvement.