Paul Makepeace paulm at
Mon May 7 16:03:09 BST 2007

On 5/7/07, Peter Corlett <abuse at> wrote:
> On 7 May 2007, at 09:44, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> [...]
> > What's the catch? "Oh, you have broadband. You can fix this from
> > home?"
> > and you're now considered to be on call?
> Since the broadband is now company-provided equipment, especially if
> it is provided for "company business" as a tax dodge, it turns any
> personal side-projects you might be doing in your own time using it
> into a work made for hire.

Citation? This isn't legally (or morally) correct, afaik. Of course,
if you signed acceptance of such a bizarre scheme, then silly you :-)
It's certainly not in any contract I've seen.

> Give up the copyright on anything I do in the 120 hours a week I'm
> not at work for £25/month? I don't think so.

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