Still, the Harris Poll, Internet and E-mail Usage and Monitoring Policies, conducted for SurfControl, an Internet filtering company, found that three-quarters of US employees believe that these measures are necessary in order to:
- secure confidential information, cited by 85%
- prevent slowing of transactions, noted by the same proportion,
- prevent spam, cited by 83%, and
- safeguard against legal liability, listed by 85%
The Harris Poll interviewed 506 Americans age 18 or over, employed by companies with at least 100 employees.