Apple iPods don't just play music, they can also be used as portable flash drives for storing electronic documents. So they have become an headache for companies who sometimes block USB ports to prevent employees from plugging their music gadgets.

But noow companies in Canada have gone a step further and have banned the entry of MP3 players and USB Pen drives inside the workplace citing data security reasons. So it's time to carry those racks of Music CDs back to the office.

Meanwhile, iPods are also being blamed for the increase in street robberies and muggings in England and Wales. The reason could be the iPod headphones plugged in your ears that shout to rest of the world - "Yes, I have an expensive MP3 player in my pocket"

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