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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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    xxl3ww, 24 Aug 2006 @ 10:01am

    So the reason you don't like meetings is because of your kids? I don't think you're getting the concept buddy. STOP trying to make someone look stupid and actually read/listen to what they're saying. I think your problem is you don't like WORK. if you don't like work, then you don't like money. You know they sell books to teach you how to farm/raise livestock. Why not get a couple and buy a chunk of land? You can have a lil' house on the prairie. No more meetings for you! Just long nights of plowing fields, milking cows, and collecting eggs. Do you kinda feel what I'm talking about now? Don't blame your emotional problems with work on "I have kids!! I have a life!!" Over half of the US has kids. I'm not sure that defines a "life."

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