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Kenyatta Hawkins
Participant

I’m on the fence with this one. While I don’t particularly agree that you should check your personal email at work, I don’t believe that agencies should have the authority to look at employee’s personal email either. If companies/agencies are worried about their employees leaking information (or even lack of productivity), then they should take other cautions. I, personally, work at Verizon Wireless and they restrict certain websites for that specific purpose. We are unable to access outside email accounts, most social media sites like Facebook or Twitter, employment search engines (like Monster or CareerBuilder), and the like. Initially I thought these restraints were a bit extreme, but knowing that I could access these features through my phone or tablet if necessary is reassuring.