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Lecture 25

ITEC 1000 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: Instant Messaging, Suntrust Banks, Chain LetterPremium

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Information Technology
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ITEC 1000
Christianne Stephens

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ITEC 1000 Lecture 25 Notes Instant Messaging Privacy, Privacy and Personal Sensing Devices
On the other hand, the use of e-ail aog puli offiials ight iolate ope
eetig las.
These laws, which apply to many local, state, and federal agencies, prevent public
officials from meeting in private about matters that affect the state or local area.
A 14-year employee was fired from SunTrust Mortgage for sending a racially insensitive
chain e-mail she received at work.
Using instant messaging (IM) to send and receive messages, files, and images introduces
the same privacy issues associated with e-mail.
As with e-mail, federal law permits employers to monitor instant messages sent and
received by employees.
Eployers’ ajor oer ioles IMs set y eployees oer their eployer’s IM
network or using employer-provided phones.
To protet your priay ad your eployer’s property, do ot sed persoal or priate
IMs at work.
Here are a few other tips
Choose a non-revealing, non-gender-specific, un-provocative IM screen name (Sweet
Sixteen, 2hot4u, UCLAMBA, all fail this test).
Do’t sed essages you ould e earrassed to hae your faily eers,
colleagues, or friends read.
Do not open files or click links in messages from people you do not know.
Never send sensitive personal data such as credit card numbers, bank account numbers,
or passwords via IM.
CNN International fired a 20-year veteran and senior editor for publishing a Twitter
essage that laeted the death of a Leaese “hi’ite leri ho as a early etor
and spiritual leader of the militant group Hezbollah.
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