Two Web 2.0 and work stories in the news just recently.

The first is from Australia and involves the use of social networking sites to discuss employment matters:

The Commonwealth Bank in Australia has been forced to rethink its social media policy after revelations that staff could be disciplined or even sacked if their friends criticised the bank on sites such as Facebook...

Social media policy goes bad at Commonwealth Bank (Cath Everett, HR Zone).

The second concerns whether Twittered messages are in the public domain:

Material that is published on Twitter should be considered public and can be published, the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) has ruled.

The decision follows a complaint by a Department of Transport official that the use of her tweets by newspapers constituted an invasion of privacy...

'Twitter messages not private' rules PCC (BBC News).