Episode 113. The Danger of Legal Precedent
How would you feel if when you joined a company they asked you to changed the name of your LinkedIn profile from your name to the company name and when you left that company, you are then required to close that account down? This week I talk with Greg Cooper about an article from a top law firm that suggests the above as best practice!
- The article we both read this week was written by Fiona Bolton.
- The article “LinkedIn: a trojan horse? “ is all about LinkedIn and the Law, and what company should be doing to protect themselves from nasty employees who steal away information.
Read the full ‘precedent’ cases:
What do you think about this?
Have you ever had a company ask you to close your LinkedIn account or hand over your connections?
How does your company protect itself against the actions of employees using LinkedIn to assist in starting a competitive company?
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