I've been observing a few users giving others grief recently about the way they post because they have the companies the work for in their profile. I'm interested in what others expectations are about posts from members who are identified as working for a company, but aren't actually here as official representatives of a company.
Personally I feel that the users (eg Johnr) bring a lot to the community and given they do this in their spare time should be given a bit of slack rather than treated like they are at work and on duty. I think it's a bit of a shame that they get reactions like there work for their companies PR Department rather than as community members who happen to work for a telco etc.
Saying that this is why I've never bothered to get the company I work for listed as from time to time I have been known to be a curmudgeon and be a bit inappropriate.
Really interested on what others think?