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When Employers Become Watchers

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Imagine if today at work you were watched for every single minute. Not just when you arrived and left, or when you went for your lunch. But every task, every conversation, every moment observed and logged. Modern surveillance can offer that and many employers find it attractive.

Andy Loizou lost his job after getting back from his break a few minutes late. GPS technology allowed his bosses to know where he was, what he was doing and how long it was taking. "It's like big brother watching over you," says Loizou.

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