First e-divorce, then e-firing

Radio Shack has fired 400 employees by sending them emails. Read the Canadian Press version, and the discussion on Slashdot. This e-firing reminds me of e-divorce for some Muslims.In 2000, and Egyptian court refused to uphold a divorce notice by email. Another scholar from Saudi Arabia agrees that it is hard to prove in court. Later, in 2003, a Malaysian court approved divorce via SMS. This may have been banned later though. In 2004, scholars in India could not agree if divorce by email is valid or not either.Technology is surely changing society ...

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