Microsoft fires worker over blog

Filed as News on October 30, 2003 5:49 pm

by Duncan

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This fresh off the net from seattle pi, very interesting development that may see the start of blog related sackings at Microsoft and other IT firms.
Microsoft fires worker over weblog | seatllepi.com
‘Michael Hanscom began keeping an online journal, commonly known as a weblog, several years ago. He started his job as a contract worker in Microsoft’s print shop last year. Last week, he mixed the two.

This week, he’s looking for a new job, after becoming an unwilling case study in the fine line walked by corporate employees who write about work in their personal weblogs.”

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