Blogging phobia hits employersInstead of banning it, use it to your advantageBy Annie Massey09/26/2005|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/26/2005 Employees taking liberties with company information and reputation in their web logs (blogs) have led to a few highly publicized dismissals — and a heightened sense of alarm among some employers. In the first wave of response to these stories, some employers have scrambled to blog-proof their organizations. Such a response was quickly followed by the realization that trying to ban blogs in the workplace is as futile as trying to ban water-cooler chats or personal phones calls.Employers should consider two questions: Can they ensure that employees use blogs appropriately? How can blogs be used within the workplace? To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.