[clug] OT: Protesting the proposed clean feed?

Sam Couter sam at couter.id.au
Fri Oct 24 10:09:51 GMT 2008

Alex Satrapa <grail at goldweb.com.au> wrote:
> It's their network, you're using their computer to do work for them.  
> They don't need your consent in order to intercept mail, MitM your https 
> connections, or any other such activity.

I'm not so sure that this is true. Your employer can't monitor your
phone calls on their phones, for example, or video your activities in
their bathroom. I'm not so sure that it's legal for them to intercept
secure internet communications either.

> Do not ever access your internet banking from the office computer if  
> they do https proxying!

That's a good rule for any location, not just the office.
Sam Couter         |  mailto:sam at couter.id.au
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