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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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Over 50% of Companies Fire Workers For 'Net Abuse

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They are called computers simply because computation is the only significant job that has so far been given to them.