Microsoft’s employee blogging policy

The Real Lawyers Have Blogs blog reports that Microsoft now has an employee blogging policy. The policy is a good guideline for any blogger within a corporate setting. To a great extent also relevant to any blogger.

The guidelines are:

Above all, “Be smart”
Respect existing confidentiality agreements
Don’t break news; don’t disclose confidential information
Be cautious with third-party information
Respect prior employers
Identify yourself
Be cautious in how you offer support or advice
Speak for yourself
Think about reactions before you post

Read the Real Lawyers Have Blogs post

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