Business calls it monitoring - critics call it spying

Tuesday, 2 September 2003, 4:38 AM EST

George Orwell had it wrong.

It's not government that is emerging as the clearest embodiment of Big Brother the all-seeing all-knowing entity in Orwell's novel "1984" but Corporate America.

With technology either already available or on its way, corporations can block your e-mail from particular senders.

They can stop you from printing documents deemed too sensitive.

And they can record and review the instant-messaging conversations workers have with colleagues.

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