Joi Ito's Web

Joi Ito's conversation with the living web.

"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.


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!

Photo here:
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.