SIGIA-L Mail Archives: RE: [Sigia-l] Corporate and personal blo
RE: [Sigia-l] Corporate and personal blogs are indeed public
From: Heather Johnson (hjohnson_at_airtranairways.com)
Date: Wed Oct 29 2003 - 18:26:55 EST
>>Listera <listera_at_rcn.com> wrote:
>> "To my mind, it's an innocuous post."
>> That pretty much sums it up. "To his mind." Why even bother with this
>> ambiguity? I just don't get this urge to *publicly* comment on one's
>> and employer. What's the point?
>Something about free speech? Oh, never mind; he's just one of the
>first in a line of people who gets fired until either a) we all get
>it, and are more careful about what we say, or b) the corporations
>find out that they need not be so paranoid over a thing just
>because it is new. It is the same old story.
In her book _Nickel and Dimed: On Not Getting By In America_, Barbara
Ehrenreich makes the point that we don't really live in a free society
when we spend so much of our time in a totalitarian system, i.e.,
working for corporations. This incident is just one example that proves
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