The Mice Will Play
In recent days, USA Today has been conducting and publishing a number of polls about employers' interest in their workers' online identities and activities. Another recent study points out that "Most managers want to see employees’ Facebook profiles." Legislators are finally getting involved in thinking about this dimension of workers' rights, particularly if the communications are seen as private. For now, most of lawmakers' attention is focusing on the monitoring of e-mail done by government agencies themselves rather than corporate entitites, as "E-Mail Surveillance Renews Concerns in Congress" indicates.