People spend a large portion of their time in the workplace. Recently there has been a lot controversy concerning privacy at work. According to the American Bar Association there is a huge culture of corporate monitoring of employees activities which is typically perform without a notice to the employees that such activities are occurring Privacy? The view of management of the corporate world is that employees give up their right to privacy while at work and an employee should not expect to have any privacy at work since the person is getting paid to be there. To a certain extend the employer has a right to evaluate the performance of its employees and to know if people are in their designated work areas, but there limits. An employee should not have to worry about somebody tracking his every move as if the person was some type of criminal. The personal calls which employees are entitled to deal with family matters are private and the employer has no right to spy or intrude in them.In the United Kingdom the Human Rights Act of 1998 protects the rights of the personal lives of people. Celebrities are humans which many times the media targets and their private lives are intruded upon. A few years ago supermodel Naomi Campbell went to a private meeting of narcotics anonymous to take care of some personal issues. A UK reporter took a picture of her before entering the meeting which he then published in a press article. The reporter had. Privacy from the information security perspect.
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