[TriLUG] OT: tracking software.
jonc at nc.rr.com
Thu Oct 28 23:27:43 EDT 2004
Squid and squidguard. I have several installs of this at government
locations that are used in just this fashion.
On Thu, 2004-10-28 at 09:20, gregbrown at mindspring.com wrote:
> brandon said:
> upgrade everyone to xp or better linux and then take away their rights to
> install other software
> Can't be done. At least not yet. I am stuck with the desktops they have
> in place at least until Q2 05.
> brandon said;
> ...also put have your client put a policy in place that
> any non-business related apps will result in getting fired.
> I am working on crafting this document now.
> brandon said:
> As far as the web surfing...put in squid and make people authenticate to the
> squid then you can run all kinds of reports showing what they have been
> surfing. Before she can monitor any of these things legally they must make
> everyone sign some type of policy that states that they can monitor everything
> employees do, otherwise they are could get sued for evation of privacy.
> Are you sure about that? I have to check with my attorney but I was fairly
> certain that, at least for web surfing, the Intenet connection is a company
> resource and usage of that resource can be controlled by the company. As
> far as desktops I was also under the impression that since these were company
> resources there was no "right to privacy" on a device which was not owned by
> the user. I was under the impression that most of the documents you are made
> to sign were just "double-plus CYA" types of things.
> I like the authenticated squid server, though.
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