The E-Policy Handbook: Rules and Best Practices to Safely Manage Your Company's E-Mail, Blogs, Social Networking, and Other Electronic Communication Tools

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CHAPTER 13
Internet Risks and Rules

When employees make inappropriate use of the Internet, the result is waste. Productivity is wasted when employees log on and slack off. Money is wasted when management must divert resources to defend copyright violation claims and other Web-related lawsuits. Corporate reputations are wasted when the media get hold of particularly salacious tales of online intrigue.


Internet Content and Web Surfing Create
Written Evidence and Legal Exposures

As detailed in Chapter 2, the 2006 amendments to the FRCP state that all electronically stored information2014including corporate website con- tent and employees2019 history of Internet surfing2014can be subpoenaed and used as evidence in the course of federal litigation. Best practices call for the strategic management of Web use and content through the imple- mentation of written policy, employee training, Internet monitoring, and URL blocking tools.


Video Snacking Devours Space, Security,
and Productivity

Do you allow employees2019 to surf the Web for personal reasons during their lunch breaks? A common practice within some organizations, un- restricted personal lunchtime surfing is an increasingly risky proposi- tion for employers.

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