04/17/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

A Rebuttal To The IT Department Blocking Bing

Word comes from Megan in Chicago, one of our most valued and assiduous correspondents, that this humble blog has been blocked by the IT police of her company. Megan writes:

I can tell you one thing that is going the wrong way. Bing's Blog page has been officially blocked at work with a code of "Social Networking"... Stanley baby - can you pull a few strings and help the numb nuts in IT understand that I need this site in my daily work life? How can I possibly put in a full 10 hours without a spoonful of delicious irony! I've explained that this is a very useful site which quite often covers business related topics. I've stated my case that while the site is not essential to doing my job, it does help me do my job better. They've claimed that they will review and let me know - *sigh*. I'll miss you sweetheart...

I'll miss you, too, Megan! It's all so unfair! A social network? Us? Could that be? Every day we have as serious a discussion of current business-related events as the facts warrant! Sure, a lot of the time we focus on the ridiculous and outrageous, but that's a direct effect of the times in which we live, right?

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