re: "Anyhow, the boss said that simple possession of the key
that a copy was permitted."
You do realize how ridiculous that statement is, right?
CY: yes, that's been on my mind for a few years.
What would be the point of marking them Do Not Duplicate if
was in possession of them was automatically authorized to
CY: But of course, the DND key is "supposed" to allow the
boss to hand out a key, get it back, and be fairly sure
there are no dups out there.
Are you supposed to mark them Do Not Duplicate and then
put them a drawer? I guess you wouldn't have to mark them if
going to do that, would you?
CY: or simply not issue the keys to employees.
Granted, you, I and anyone with half a brain knows that
getting them duplicated is not going to be a problem, but
make you boss's statement right.
CY: Right, the boss was looking at his own income, not
looking at the customer's best interests.
At best, the marking of the keys *might* give the actual
owner of the
keys the right to discipline/fire the person who had the
CY: That's a thought.