Paranoia at work

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  1. queerface

    queerface Un-engaged Dyke Gold

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    There is always drama at my gig. People are always having secret meetings, etc.
    I don't worry too much. If I get fired, I get fired...such is life.
    Anyway, on Friday I was sitting in a meeting room waiting for some colleagues to straggle in. I dropped my pen and when I leaned down to pick it up, I noticed a small USB thumb drive velcroed under the meeting table.
    I peeled the drive off, and pocketed it. I knew that there had to be something cool on it if someone had gone through the trouble of hiding it under the table with Velcro.
    My meeting took place. An hour later I return to my office and I popped the thumb drive into my USB. I was expecting files or some shit, but instead I realized that the flash drive was actually a voice activated recording device!
    I popped on my head set and sure enough, there were recordings of meetings for the conference room that had taken place earlier that day. I didn't listen very long...pretty boring shit, but it got me to thinking...
    So I went into each of our five conference rooms, and damned if there wasn't a flash recording device under each table, each hidden pretty cleverly (all velcroed). If some cases if I wouldn't have been looking I never would have seen them.
    I didn't take them...but I'm flummoxed on my next move.
    Do I keep my mouth shut and simply watch, or do I report to someone?
    I personally could care less if someone wants to record my meetings, they're pretty boring, but with a new CEO there could be potential sabatage in play.
    I eagerly await your responses.
     
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    SomerSky Obsessed with what I hate Banned User

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    It's a beautiful secret to have, and potentially illegal?
    Use it for evil and not good it and when the time comes
    Until then Say nothing.....your secret is safe with us....
     
  3. ScottBaiosPenis

    ScottBaiosPenis Well-Known Member

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    is corporate espionage a possibility in your field? Either way id photograph then and take the one u have and all evidence direct to the ceo I would not trust anyone else lest you be blamed
     
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    maroon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    people are funny
     
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    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    No need to rock the boat (especially when you are sitting in it). Aren't you in the cat bird seat after closing a big deal a little while ago? Do you feel like your job is being threatened? If not, just file your found info away for future reference.
     
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    Oh, MY this is some good work drama! :dancin2:

    I guess without knowing the vibe of the environment, I'm not sure which direction to point you.
    The phrase ''kill the messenger'' always pops into my brain when you consider reporting.
    You could end up reporting it to the very person who is recording?

    Whatever happens, do keep us posted :munch:
     
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    Tiggs Well-Known Member

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    Find out who put them there. If its someone you hate, you can get them fired as its illegal to tape conversation if the person recording isn't there. Try to get a pay raise out of this....inform the new CEO if you think he's the target. You will be his favorite gal. Lots of ways you can use this for your benefit. Makes boring officework fun.
     
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    maroon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    but maybe its the new paranoid ceo wanting to weed out subversives
     
  9. Bristol Chicken

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    Take the device and tape it under the men's toilet seat for the day.
    Then stealthily replace it under the conference table.
    That might be enough to get the office mole to stop this behavior.
     
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    queerface Un-engaged Dyke Gold

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    I'm not worried about my gig, but it's certainly intriguing to wonder who is recording everything.
     
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    queerface Un-engaged Dyke Gold

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    We have major competitors and we just brought in a very well known person (In my industry) as our CEO. It's been extremely disruptive for our competitors. We're also having some shake up's due to new CEO bringing in his own people (standard).
    Good advice
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    ohmergerd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Do you have a head of security?
     
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    :hilarious:


    This idea just triggered a bzillion others in my brain.
    You could have a lot of fun recording all sorts of different things and replacing it. :eek::D

    ....but don't do that really. Maybe. :cool:
     
  14. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...depends on what state youre in where these meetings are taped. i would contact the nlrb (national labor relations board) or their website to mull it over. the biggest red flag is, why cant the tape recording be announced ahead of time? are they trying to entrap people? pissing on authority is my specialty, i hate bootlickers waving around success as if they earned it. on its face this thing stinks to high heaven.
     
  15. You Knew!

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    Not for nothing, but don't ever just plug a USB drive you find somewhere in your computer. It's a common vector to infect people. Especially in a work place situation. If you can't get access to that person's computer, put a USB drive with the needed malware on it and put it in a place the person is sure to find and be too curious to pass up.

    One could say that curiosity could kill the cat.
     
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    That's a great play. If its the CEO doing it ... you're instantly "part of the team". Or then again they might decide to take you out if they're involved in something unsavory .. save the evidence and laugh as they are marched off to jail.

    If the CEO is not doing it ... you're instantly part of the team!

    Probably just some paranoid techie. All they'd have to do is dust for fingerprints or set up cameras. I don't see a losing position for you. Besides its "your corporate duty" to report shenanigans like this.
     
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    Mulletude I'm Big In The Hate Club, Ya Know VIP

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    You are correct. The secret is safe with us. I'll only tell my Mother's bridge club. I'm confident that they won't breathe a word of this to anyone.
     
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    Id keep quiet about your discovery but you might want to let your friends knoq. Management is eavesdropping and comments people think are private are not.
     
  20. SomerSky

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    Well I just checked the legality, if it's from within on the behalf of the company then "nothing is secret in a corporation" they don't need your consent to do it either.
    This is NY state in CT it's different...as well as other places....
    Quite the tenses!
     
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