Why employers are cracking down on e-mail

According to the 2006 Workplace E-Mail, Instant Messaging & Blog Survey by the American Management Association and the ePolicy Institute, 26 percent of employers have fired employees for misuse of e-mail. Another 2 percent have terminated workers for inappropriate instant messaging chat; while yet a further 2 percent have dismissed employees for offensive blogging content, including content posted on employees’ personal home computers.

Read this editorial from CNet’s Eric Sinrod.

PLUS: Watch out for that email from ZDNet

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