OT? -> VNC as Service
Paul M. Young
Sat Jan 11 00:41:01 2003
It is not always that simple. The laws in some countries require certain
rights/restrictions of programs that can be used to monitor workers. Also, many
union contracts put limits on what can be done.
Like it or not, IT departments have to operate within the confines of company policy
and local law.
On 10 Jan 2003 at 9:36, Carl wrote:
> Well stated!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tony" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Friday, January 10, 2003 8:02 AM
> Subject: Re: OT? -> VNC as Service
> > Stick it in their start up group..
> > Or if you cant trust them, their login script..
> > Or id say screw the so-called restriction, and make
> > them sign an agreement that they are subject to monitoring
> > with out notice. business use only, bla bla bla.
> > That's how *any* company I have ever worked for covers
> > themselves. Its the companies equipment, not the users. They
> > don't have any say-so. Period. Anything less is irresponsible
> > on your companies part.
> > If you want to take that silly concept too an extreme then
> > you cant even log network traffic, routers or proxies.. which
> > is totally ludicrous. Thus the 'agreement'
> > If you want to be kind, they can also just watch for the icon to
> > change color..then they know they are being watched. Though I
> > disable the icon totally in my case, as the users DID agree, and its
> > one less icon in their system tray to be confused about..
> > Just a disclaimer, I don't spy on users as normally they call Me
> > wanting help, but worrying about users whining ' they might spy on
> > me' is just plain silly. They need to understand the reality of the
> > situation and get a life.
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