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For those of us that live in countries that allow for relatively unlimited freedom of speech and expression, it is easy to forget about the limitations that other countries have. When it comes to what is posted on the internet, there are several countries that have restrictions. The Chinese government for example, is notorious for [...]
One of the first of many Facebook related cases sure to mark history was settled yesterday. Dawnmarie Souza appears to be the victor. She is the woman who made negative comments about her supervisor and employer on Facebook and was promptly fired thereafter. The Connecticut company that she fervently wrote about fired her based on its’ employee policies, found to be in violation of labor laws. Like many other companies, this ambulance company sought to make bashing them on social networking sites justifiable grounds for termination. Since settling, the company has loosened its’ grip, allowing employees to communicate more freely about their jobs on the internet.