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You Need This: Mouse ‘Jiggler’ Makes It Look Like You’re Working

At a glance

  • Employers are monitoring productivity more than ever, in part thanks to the boom in remote work.
  • Employees are turning to gadgets to outsmart monitoring software. One such tool is a mouse mover, or mouse jiggler, that’s supposed to keep your screen on.
  • It won’t make you more productive, of course, but it may trick some surveillance software into thinking you’re still working, at least if that software is checking to see if your computer is active.

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