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
> > `----
> > http://yahoo.businessweek.com/technology/content/oct2006/tc20061025_457356.htm
> 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.
Very true. That's why I referred to PGP encryption---that which
everybody can use.