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For many years nations governments have been monitoring their citizens through the use of surveillance technologies technologies such as audio. I would also like to thank kimberly moore, scott rothwell, and an anonymous reviewer at business ethics quarterly for reading and commenting on an earlier draft 1 marlene piturro, “electronic monitoring,” information center, july 1990, p 31 quoted in richard spinello’s ethical aspects of information technology (englewood cliffs, nj. The pros and cons of a surveillance society by nick data collection and video surveillance are only going to continue to grow as technology. Monitoring pc activity can be a valuable tool ethics of monitoring pc activity any attempts to monitor computer usage could be considered a breach of. The ethics of monitoring your employees as the gao is there an alternative to surveillance in the computer-use monitoring practices and policies of. Is it legal and ethical to use employee computer monitoring software employee monitoring software ethics (compared to unethical surveillance. This lesson provides information about the types of workplace monitoring you'll learn about the legalities of workplace monitoring, what employees.