surf abuse

surf abuse

Spending excessive time browsing the Web for personal enjoyment rather than work related.
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The new version enables organizations to proactively monitor and manage Web access in order to increase employee productivity, prevent surf abuse, and reduce legal liability and network congestion.
Internet Manager's proactive alerting and reporting capabilities can be configured to notify the appropriate personnel when surf abuse occurs or, if necessary, block access to particular sites.
NASDAQ:TMNT), a provider of Internet usage management and eBusiness intelligence solutions, released its findings on the problem of Internet abuse in the workplace, reporting that 83 percent of surveyed companies were concerned with inappropriate employee usage of the Internet and the resulting legal liabilities and/or negative publicity and over 70 percent said that surf abuse results in real costs to their companies in the way of additional network upgrades, lost productivity and slow network response.