Writers and producers at ABC News demanded payment for after work usage and reached a settlement with management. ABC agreed last week that workers can get paid for some work on their BlackBerrys -- if it goes "beyond routine."
I go through phases of Blackberry obsession. Lately I have been forcefully placing my electronic leash face down on my desk at home so I can't see the red light blinking.
Self-control is a powerful thing. The Blackberry is a great device that serves an important purpose, but most people should be able to recognize when they've crossed the line.