Interesting story in Information Week today on blogging: Blogging About Work? Play Nice. This one tells the story of 27 employees who were fired for making negative blog posts about their employer (AAA in California) in a public blog.
To quote the author, Patricia Keefe:
Simply put, corporate HR and legal departments have been caught napping on this one. Even among companies that actively encourage employees to blog, most of them, as recently as six months ago, lacked blogging guidelines for their employees.
Keefe goes on to explore the issues, and does a good job.