This blogging thing is just a side activity I do in my personal free time.
To which someone replies:
That's why I don't understand why MS owns the copyright. They don't pay you to blog, they don't pay you to attend conferences, and they get the copyright to your articles. Bee-zarre.
And Raymond replies back:
Microsoft owns the rights to any computer-related stuff I produce, regardless of whether it is included in my official job duties or not. Come up with an idea for a new feature? Microsoft doesn't have to pay me royalties, even though coming up with features is not part of my job.
Since the Stackoverflow terms require you to license your contributions under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike:
Does this mean that it's possible that, unless your employer agrees, you are not allowed to contribute to StackOverflow on your own free time?