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    Second, an employer can say, "The company owns everything you have writtten during worktime because you are using our computer system." Therefore, as things stand right now, it is probably a good idea for computer workers to be grateful about the messages they send.
    What is the meaning of the underlined part?
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    Quote Originally Posted by daisy1352 View Post
    Second, an employer can say, "The company owns everything you have writtten during worktime because you are using our computer system." Therefore, as things stand right now, it is probably a good idea for computer workers to be grateful about the messages they send.
    What is the meaning of the underlined part?
    Thanks
    'The situation, legal or otherwise, as it is at the moment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daisy1352 View Post
    Second, an employer can say, "The company owns everything you have writtten during worktime because you are using our computer system." Therefore, as things stand right now, it is probably a good idea for computer workers to be grateful about the messages they send.
    What is the meaning of the underlined part?
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    Bhaisahab has given you the right meaning for the underlined portion.
    Though the general meaning of "as things stand right now" would be "status" or "matter of fact". And in the above case, the legal situation.

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