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The report said she kept her popular blog anonymous, never revealing her full name or workplace, but despite her attempts at secrecy, her employer found out and fired her, unusual in labor-protected
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She said she was careful never to reveal online the name of the British company she worked for as a bilingual secretary, according to the report.
Her employers, the accounting firm Dixon Wilson, cited "loss of trust" and said they felt she had damaged their reputation, Catherine said. Though her name was never used online, her photograph appeared in a French newspaper article about her blog, the report said.