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Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Watching feds’ computers; Geithner family differences; and a headline of the day (read-this roundup)

Here’s what the Loop is reading Friday morning:

They’re watching!Our colleague Lisa Rein talks to the companies that sell computer monitoring to the feds. Bottom line: bosses are watching federal workers’ every keystroke. “Federal workers’ personal computers are also increasingly seen as fair game, experts said.

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner (Mario Anzuoni - Reuters)
Tale of many Geithners — They share a last name, but not a fiscal philosophy. Our colleague Michael Birnbaum interviewed Germans with the last name Geithner and finds that they don’t agree with the U.S. Treasury Secretary of the same name.

Someone has to do it — Our favorite headline of the morning: “Joe Walsh explains Joe Walsh

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