The author must have never worked for a company that was the subject of a sexual harassment lawsuit because one of the users was viewing "Adult Content" withing earshot/view of other employees.
It's been my experience that policies are in place more for legal-backing and to set expectations from employees, not to be "Big Brother" or "The Facebook Police".
Speaking of Facebook, my comapny blocks it because of security and privacy reasons. People are going to find ways to waste time and "Take 5" regardless of the sites we do and don't allow.
Frankly speaking, most of the articles Patrick writes for this site just show how out of touch he really is with those who work in IT. It seems his view of IT professionals is one of the classic unkempt, socially-inept nerd who has a superiority complex.
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