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computer monitoring

Recording a user's activity on the computer. Computer monitoring programs are used to determine how much time an employee spends on various tasks as well as possible illicit activities. Programs can record keystrokes, chat and instant messaging conversations, links to websites and even take screen dumps and Webcam pictures, all of which can be stored locally or transmitted elsewhere.
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One maker of computer monitoring systems believes they will prove invaluable as a means of qualifying new machines prior to purchase by means of a statistical "capability study" of machine variability.
1 introduces real-time computer monitoring, enabling managers to spot check employee activity by viewing their computers in real-time.
NEW YORK -- From computer monitoring and telephone taping to video surveillance and GPS satellite tracking, employers are using policy and technology to manage productivity and protect resources.

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