MORE THAN 55 per cent of US companies snoop on their staff's private email and over 60 per cent are planning to hire more spies, according to a 2005 survey by the American Management Association and Columbus, an Ohio-based training and consulting firm The ePolicy Institute.
Generally speaking, if the staff has advance notice this is legal. (In some cases it may be legal without the notice either.)
Think about what this means for the social compact.
And be warned.