Paul Ardoin, a former colleague, has posted some comments on Bring-Your-Own-Computer
, the notion that companies should rely on employees' personal laptops. My security-wonk-alarm went off when I read this, but I'm thinking the concept has some merit.
This is somewhat related to the question of using a company car versus the company paying you for mileage on your own car. People in general tend to take better care of their own car.