What’s A Little Regulation?

The recent hullaballoo in the UAE over the imminent ban on Blackberry service come October has ruffled feathers on both sides of the Atlantic. But what about the little guy?

I work for a company with offices worldwide and I can’t help but wonder what this means for other businesses – big and small – who so happen to have honest, hard-working, red-eye flying individuals who live and breathe by their BlackBerries.

Reports are early and it’s much too late in the evening to draw a firm conclusion, but I can’t help but think about the innocent men and women out there who will have to bear a hardship (yes, for some of us busy folk, going without a Blackberry is considered a hardship) and what kind of impact that will have on their work, even their families.

What kind of an impact will this have on Blackberry? And where’s iPhone?

Full story at the drop: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6700C920100802


Regulation is the new black. UK Journos Get Rules

Following the Federal Trade Commission crack down in the States, UK BBC Trust follows suit with rules for online journos.

Full story here.