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To be fair, I have to agree somewhat with companies that allow no personal 
business.  In large corporations it would cause such a mess and there are 
always people who abuse any perk they get.  However, my office consists of the 
boss, the office manager and me and the boss does understand outside interests 
and allows for them so long as work gets done.  When I took my courses at 
Guelph I did not have a home computer so I wrote all my papers and homework 
longhand and brought them to work to type.  He knew this and it was fine, so 
long as it didn't interfere with work.

Small companies, I believe, should allow some personal use of email, personal 
phone calls, etc, provided it doesn't get abused and work does not suffer.  

> Kitty and Pam, I think you are very fortunate to have an employer that will 
> allow non company business during business hours.  I was employed with one of 
> the greatest companies in the world (it is an international) but absolutely 
> business hrs was company business only which covered email activity also.
>     Ceres

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