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Caught in the Net: Merrill Lynch reads Employee Email

It's a known fact that most employers read staff email and Merrill Lynch is no exception.

Today the investment banker fired thirteen employees based in Dublin, Ireland for sending porn through emails. The sacked workers included both men and women.

A further 10 staff members were given written warnings for similar, but less serious, inappropriate use of e-mail.

Quick Tip: Is someone reading your email ? This guide mentions two simple techniques to determine if you are being watched by your employer or colleague ?