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FUD, but not entirely

Joe Wilcox does a good job of finding the FUD in Microsoft’s 10 reasons not to use Google Apps. I’d have to agree with him that Microsoft’s reasons are pretty dumb. One thing that does jump out at me though, is number 7: Enterprise companies have to constantly think about government regulations and standards?while Google…

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Personal Use of the Internet

Neville Hobson posted something interesting over the weekend, and Shel Holtz added some further thoughts to the discussion today, about the number of companies who have simply blocked access to Facebook and other social networking sites. I think they cover some of the objections to this pretty clearly, but I want to focus on a…

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Should small business be scared?

That seems to be the message being sent by court decisions as mentioned on Future Lawyer today. They point to an article by Roger Matus where he talks about the increasing number of cases where the “We don’t have enough resources” defense for not meeting a discovery request just doesn’t cut it. As a guy who…

Blackberry risks

So do Blackberry users put others at risk? I don’t know about that, like I’ve already said, it’s not so much the device as it’s the person who can’t put it down that is the risk. However, I do know that in a law firm, having a blackberry not work can be a hazard! Lawyers…

Lawyer Meme

I stumbled across a meme today that I found interesting. Now, you know how much I normally hate memes, but this one intrigued me because it was making it’s way around the law blogosphere, and I do happen to work at a law firm. Basically the idea was to complete the sentence “Lawyers appreciate….” The…

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Random thoughts

I haven’t had much motivation to put together any long posts about anything lately, but here are a few thoughts: The process of uploading pictures to Flickr has been interesting. On one hand I can certainly see where both the technology and my ability has improved from 2001-present day. Certainly, just in terms of tech,…