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"What a convenient world we live in - for the management, that is." A union member at a South Korean credit-card company that sacked 161 employees via mobile-phone text messages.

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Yeah. An English company did the same not so long ago. Nasty little people.

Could be worse, it looks like in Malaysia it there is a debate on whether on not it is acceptable to divorce your wife via SMS!
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/1435647.stm

Photo here:
http://news.naver.com/news_read.php?oldid=200402270000579274002
The text says: "This is Korea Exchange Card. This is to inform you that you have been made redundant as of February 28, 2004."

The Independant

'The Accident Group' a UK accident claims/compensation group sacked over 2000 people by SMS.
Cowardly in my opinion.

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