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Comment Re:Why? (Score 1) 540

Excuse me but I am not going to set up my own DNS. I have a laptop that I use at many locations, all with slow DNS resolution (Videotron and Bell, anyone?) and Google provides me with a fast, easily accessible DNS that makes everything snappy and doesn't redirect to some stupid ad page when I mistype.


Submission + - SPAM: Over 50% of Companies Fire Workers For 'Net Abuse

narramissic writes: "Think you won't be fired for the time you spend doing "research" on Slashdot? Maybe you should re-read your company's Internet/e-mail policy. A new survey conducted by the American Management Association and The ePolicy Institute finds that more than 25% of employers have fired workers for misusing e-mail and one-third have fired workers for misusing the Internet. Granted, most firings were porn related (84%), but a surprising number of workers were fired for routine Web surfing."
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At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.