Autralian Premier lays down law on porn

Summary:NSW Premier Bob Carr has said public servants will be suspended without pay if caught accessing online porn at work, following revelations that four officers from the Department of Community Services have been on full pay for 18 months while such conduct was investigated. In a transcript of a press conference obtained by ZDNet Australia, Carr said: "I'll today sign a Pemier’s Memorandum giving all CEOs in the public service the capacity to suspend without pay any employee suspected of downloading, transmitting, or handling pornography in the workplace." For the full story see http://www.zdnet.com.au/newstech/communications/story/0,2000024993,20263785,00.htm. --Rachel Lebihan, ZDNet Australia

NSW Premier Bob Carr has said public servants will be suspended without pay if caught accessing online porn at work, following revelations that four officers from the Department of Community Services have been on full pay for 18 months while such conduct was investigated.

In a transcript of a press conference obtained by ZDNet Australia, Carr said: "I'll today sign a Pemier’s Memorandum giving all CEOs in the public service the capacity to suspend without pay any employee suspected of downloading, transmitting, or handling pornography in the workplace." For the full story see http://www.zdnet.com.au/newstech/communications/story/0,2000024993,20263785,00.htm. --Rachel Lebihan, ZDNet Australia

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