Big Brother is watching you through your Bloomberg terminal

Adapted from the NY Post:

Goldman Sachs has learned that Bloomberg LP staffers could determine not only which Goldman Sachs employees had logged into Bloomberg’s proprietary terminals but also how many times they had used particular functions.

The matter raised serious concerns for Goldman Sachs about how secure information exchanged through the terminals within the firm actually was — and if the privacy of their business strategy had been compromised.

“You can basically see how many times someone has looked up news stories or if they used their messaging functions,” said one Goldman insider.“It made us think, ‘Well, what else does [Bloomberg] have access to?’ ”

via EXCLUSIVE: Goldman Sachs employees concerned Bloomberg news reporters are using terminals to snoop – NYPOST.com.

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