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Plan Would Remove Games From State Employees' Computers

Posted March 1, 2005 9:18 a.m. EST

— State lawmakers want to crack down on people who surf the Internet or play computer games at work.

A bill in the General Assembly would require all agencies to delete games from state computers.

Another bill would restrict all types of personal computer use by state employees, including e-mail and using the Internet.

Studies show personal use of computers in the workplace cost companies billions of dollars a year.