Friday, February 25, 2005

Big Brother

Have you ever wondered who is reading your weblog or comments? Ever stop to think they could come back to bite you in the ass? I can assure you, they could. I've had it happen in both the private and the business sectors. So what do you do? Do you stop writing your thoughts? Do you censure yourself, to preserve what others believe to be appropriate? It is a tough call. Acidman lost his job due to his blogging. It can happen. Freedom of speech is just that - the freedom to speak your mind. It does not, however, come without consequences. If you don't like the results, then you best consider what you say carefully. But there are more answers to every question than just two: yes and no. There are ways to do things, ways to say things, that still establish your meaning without causing a torrential downpour. You just have to be clever. Let's see how clever I am....