On 25 Oct 2006 23:23:07 -0700, Tom Shelton wrote:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> On the issue of privacy and the need for Linux/PGP...
>> Too many tools can be planted in Windows, for spying purposes, as H-P
>> recently proved, e.g. screengrabbers, keyloggers, E-mail client mods...
>> Is My Boss Reading My Personal E-mail?
>> ,----[ Summary ]
>>| Your employer can monitor all electronic communication
>>| to and from work equipment, especially when it's sent
>>| over the corporate network
> Running Linux on the desktop at work is not going to stop the boss from
> reading your email, Roy. This stuff is normally cached on the mail
> server - on purpose, and periodically reviewed. If you don't want your
> boss to read your email, don't send it through the corporate network.
> This isn't a windows issue at all.
Not to mention that PGP is also available for Outlook and other Windows
email clients as well.