Well it’s happened. For the first time I’ve been asked to remove a client name from a blog entry. I was wondering when that was going to happen. It really was only a matter time. This may in fact just be a right of passage of sorts! 🙂 After all, it’s been said that you’re not really in advertising if you’ve never had an ad pulled. I’d imagine that this is something of the same ilk.
Either way, at the time of this writing I’m not sure how I feel about this minor censorship just yet. In once sense I have every right to publish what I want. At the same time I can of course see where there would be cases in which clients would not want their activities hinted at prior to launch. As a client steward, I certainly respect that. Which is why, at their request, I promptly removed any mention of their name.
Similarly, if I were mentioned in someone’s post, blog, or the like and wasn’t completely comfortable with the post, I’d expect that it’d be taken down upon request as well.
What are your thoughts on this? If you blog have you ever been asked to remove or alter a post? If so, for what?
For me, it just gave me another topic to post about 🙂