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Re: Professional Employees and Works for Hire

by coreolyn (Parson)
on Mar 20, 2002 at 18:32 UTC ( #153065=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Professional Employees and Works for Hire

I've been aware of this ever since I took full time employment with my current employer. It was even pointed out to me that legally my employer could confiscate my home network claiming that any work I did to make it function was their 'intellectual' property.

It is a condition of employment that precludes open participation in Open Source... Or even working on one's own website/domain as it no longer truely is one's own.

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Re: Re: Professional Employees and Works for Hire
by dragonchild (Archbishop) on Mar 20, 2002 at 18:39 UTC
    What?!? They can confiscate property you have purchased with your own money on your own time? What next, confiscate your kids because you raised them?!?!?

    We are the carpenters and bricklayers of the Information Age.

    Don't go borrowing trouble. For programmers, this means Worry only about what you need to implement.

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