Scoble, MS, blogging, identities
Scoble had a good piece that relates to several of the recent posts.
"I've been asked to avoid discussing the firing on my blog because it's a personel issue and because it's Microsoft policy not to discuss those issues in public."
How is talking about a fired employee anti Doc Searls' message of "markets as conversations" point?
There's a difference betwen a relevant conversation about markets, and gossip. Do you want MS publishing stats on the number of their employees who surf porn from their work computeres just because it's "conversation?"
Don't publish photos taken on the MS campus.
3. Those same people in #1 might now question whether those blogs are now going through an "MS approved" filter, whether intentional or subconscious.
If you work for MS and you post something MS disapproves of, then you might just lose your job.
Never mind, I was wrong. I must've misunderstood something. Forget I commented.
He wasn't fired because of the content of his picture. He was fired because he posted one in the first place. He signed an NDA not to reveal Microsoft's business practices and as a contractor he needed to be very strict about complying with that.
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