Should Hikvision Have Fired Their Marketer?

Hikvision has fired a marketing employee after he surreptitiously criticized IPVM and IPCamTalk.

Case For: He did not follow company social media policy. His actions made Hikvision, as a company, look bad, the antithesis of marketing's role.

Case Against: He was following Hikvision's corporate position that IPVM is 'absolutely unethical', 'anti-everything', and 'always trafficked in nefarious insults'

I think he should have been praised for taking the initiative to follow Hikvision's corporate position and fight back. Firing him sends a contradictory, confusing message about what Hikvision employees should do with such an 'unethical' and 'nefarious' organization.

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