Privacy, Your employer has more intimate data on you than Amazon, Apple or Facebook

Meera Jagannathan (MarketWatch, 29 luglio 2019)

As public outrage mounts over Big Tech’s intrusions into personal privacy, few people consider the information they fork over to their employers every moment of every day.


As consumer advocates raise questions about the data people willingly give up to companies like Facebook, Equifax, Amazon and Apple, employers are keeping closer tabs than ever on workers: A 2018 survey of 239 large companies by the research and advisory firm Gartner found that more than half of companies — a jump from 30% three years earlier — used “some type of nontraditional monitoring techniques,” which included tactics like analysis of email and social-media messages, and collection of biometric data…


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