Companies are using a growing number of tracking services as employees work from home

NPR’s Scott Simon talks with Alexandra Reeve Givens, president of the Center for Democracy & Technology, about employers monitoring their employees.


Do you ever feel like somebody’s watching you always? May not be just your imagination. Companies are using a growing number of technologies to monitor – notice they don’t say snoop on – you, their employees, during these work from home days. Companies like Teramind, InterGuard, ActivTrak, Hubstaff and TimeCamp track everything from how long it takes to respond to an email to periodically taking screenshots of your desktop. If you’re uncomfortable with this kind of tracking, you

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