Well, we can forget about seeing any clandestine shots of future Porsche products crop up via Facebook – at least from employees of the German automaker. According toBloomberg, the company has come down hard on the use of social network sites while workers are on the clock. The reason? The company is worried that “foreign intelligence services” could be peeking in on confidential messages sent between employees using the service. We couldn’t make this stuff up if we tried. Of course, we’re guessing that the higher-ups are also concerned about loose lips sinking the corporate ship using the miracle of the internet.
The company says that work stations throughout the company have been barred from a number of other sites as well, including Xing and eBay. Who knows? Maybe a few German bosses were simply seeing productivity slip and decided to nix everyone’s favorite outlets for procrastination.