Wireless

by Mike Masnick




Companies Now Banning The Crackberries They Forced Everyone To Carry

from the what's-good-for-me... dept

Over the last few years, many companies have been gleefully handing out Blackberry devices to all their employees, hoping to have them "on call" 24/7. Of course, that's created a new problem. Employees are bringing those Blackberry devices to meetings and can't put them down, leading companies to institute new policies banning the devices from meeting rooms. This shouldn't come as a huge surprise, as there were already questions about mobile phone etiquette in the office, but it's extra amusing to see it with the so-called "Crackberries," since so many companies eagerly gave them out to people to "keep them working."

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    Anonymous Coward, 22 Aug 2006 @ 6:04am

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    Uhh, yeah, I think the golf course should have somebody available to take the Donald's call. Assuming the Donald plays while the course is open for business, it would be appropriate that somebody is at the desk answering the phone. It doesn't have to be a SPECIFIC person.

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