Computers and internet access have transformed the way many people work:
There are positives to an employee having a computer, especially one with internet access:
But there are negatives too. The internet is full of distractions and employees may prefer to play games, browse and update social networking sites or reply to personal emails and instant messages than to get on with their work.
Employers are aware of this and often block access to certain websites. These restrictions may be relaxed during lunchtime or outside of working hours.