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Old 07-28-2004, 02:14 AM   #16
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I know someone who lost his job because of improper emails that were being sent on company time on the company computer.
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Old 07-28-2004, 08:02 AM   #17
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hahaha beli I had something like that happen to me once. I was at work and searching for a picture to put in a report I was doing. I can't remember what I searched for but all these porn sites started popping up. I actually ran to the tech room to tell them what happened. The next day the head of tech passed me in the hall and started laughing at me. He'd seen the traffic and asked me if I was turning into a giant perv. Fortunately his workers were around when he was looking at it and were able to explain what happened.
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In all seriousness, I worked for the technical support department while I went to college. When I worked in the computer labs, I helped bust people who were viewing porn. Even after a person deleted history and the cookies, the IT people were able to still find a list of the websites that had been visited. I'm not sure how they did it, but they did.
Do a Google search on the terms "Internet Explorer" "hidden files" and you will get a whole list of web-pages that describe what is going on. Basically, there are hidden files on your computer that won't show up in the Windows Explorer. Unless you know of their existance, you cannot see them. And one of these files (index.dat) has a list of all the websites visited.

Now, this is a IE 'features', other browsers do not store 'unremovable' files. So if you want to be on the safe side, choose another browser, for instance Mozilla Firefox (http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/).

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Now, this is a IE 'features', other browsers do not store 'unremovable' files. So if you want to be on the safe side, choose another browser, for instance Mozilla Firefox (http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/).

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Except if the computer nerds have locked your computer so you cant download any programs and have to use the only browser they have installed on the computer - IE
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Old 07-29-2004, 10:01 PM   #20
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at the very least, they may have a hub set up at work so several computers can share one net connection. you can have logs sent to you that tells you what websites were opened, when, and who opened them.

a general rule of thumb is to only go to sites that you'd want your boss seeing you go to, but no one follows that shit. so just don't go looking up your porn at work. i know that's why you're asking, dr. beth.
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Whew=thanks Beli=I'll never type That word in google!1 ha-lol!
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