Thursday, April 5, 2018

Slack Updates Privacy Policy: Employers Can Read 'Private' DMs Without Telling Workers

by Herb Weisbaum

Digital technology makes it easy for your employer to monitor everything you do — the email, instant messages or texts you send and receive — on any company-provided digital devices or work platforms.

Even so, it’s easy to see how employees could assume — mistakenly — that by using Slack, the popular instant-messaging workplace collaboration tool, their direct messages (DMs) are limited to those in their small user group.

The company, based in San Francisco, says more than 6 million U.S. workers use its service every day.

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Source: NBC News 

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