How To Blog - And Keep Your Job

Posted on Monday, July 24 at 08:59 by jensonj
With guidelines hazy on where the line can be drawn between an individual's private online writings and their public work persona, more such cases can be expected. So how should individuals - and companies - pick their way safely through the potential minefield of blogging? Struan Robertson, a technology lawyer for Pinsent Masons and editor of Out-Law.com, a website offering legal advice on internet issues, admits it is a difficult path to tread. TOP TIPS FOR SAFE BLOGGING Remember you can never be entirely sure who is reading Don't rely on a pseudonym to preserve anonymity Be aware of the dangers of defamation Respect copyright and intellectual property laws Avoid jokes which could provoke a sexual or racial harassment claim Story from BBC NEWS: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/europe/5195714.stm

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