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A Volatile Combination: Online Pornography and Government Computers

By on November 29, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A Volatile Combination: Online Pornography and Government Computers

Remember the federal employee whose web surfing habits infected his agency’s network with malware? A new IG report has more details of how it all happened.

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Federal Employee’s Pornography Viewing Infects His Agency’s Network with Malware

By on October 29, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Federal Employee’s Pornography Viewing Infects His Agency’s Network with Malware

A federal employee infected his agency’s computer network after viewing malware-infested pornography sites on his government-issued computer.

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Investigation Reveals More Incidents of Pornography Viewing by Federal Employees

By on May 15, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

A recent investigation by a local DC news affiliate found that incidents of some federal employees viewing inappropriate content when at work has worsened.

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Porn Still Turning Up in Federal Agencies Despite Ban

on March 7, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
It’s been six years since Congress began banning federal employees from watching pornography in the federal workplace. As the ban is gradually added by Congress to individual agencies, some federal employees are still accessing porn at work and some departments still aren't covered by the ban.

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VA: Pornography Viewing Incident Underscores Need for Employee Accountability Legislation

By on April 1, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA: Pornography Viewing Incident Underscores Need for Employee Accountability Legislation

The VA cited a recent incident in which it was unable to promptly remove an employee who was watching porn on the job as evidence of the need for legislation to make it easier to fire employees for misconduct.

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Legislation Banning Feds From Watching Porn at Work Takes Another Step Forward

By on March 9, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Legislation that would prohibit federal employees from watching pornography while at work has taken another step forward in the road to becoming law.

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Is a Law Needed to Prevent Federal Employees From Watching Pornography at Work?

By on February 27, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Is a Law Needed to Prevent Federal Employees From Watching Pornography at Work?

Is legislation necessary to prohibit federal employees from watching porn at work? A recent investigation shows that the problem may be more widespread than one might realize.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Prevent Federal Employees From Watching Porn at Work

By on January 30, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Prevent Federal Employees From Watching Porn at Work

Legislation has been reintroduced in the House to prohibit federal employees from watching porn on their work computers.

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Congressman Wants to Ensure Federal Employees Aren’t Watching Porn ‘on the Taxpayers’ Dime’

By on March 19, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Congressman Wants to Ensure Federal Employees Aren’t Watching Porn ‘on the Taxpayers’ Dime’

Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC) recently sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee Chairman requesting that language be added to all future appropriations bills to ensure federal agencies block their employees from viewing or downloading pornography on agency computers.

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What's Wrong With Watching Porn on My Government Computer?

By on June 3, 2015 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

An ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency) officer got in big trouble when he used his idle time at work to visit questionable websites with the agency computer. He took offense at the charge that he lacked candor in responding to investigators. See how this one came out.

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