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The SEC's 'porn problem'
More than two dozen Securities and Exchange Commission workers were caught looking at pornography at work. Should we be worried?
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t seems the Securities and Exchange Commission, which regulates the stock markets, has a "porn problem." The agency's inspector general discovered that one employee searched for pornography 1,880 times, during a 17-day span, and another two dozen employees and contractors were caught trying to look at adult material over the past two years. Is this just normal office misbehavior, or does the SEC need to clean house? (Watch a Fox report about SEC employees caught looking at porn)

Talk about wasteful government spending: "This takes the term 'government stimulus' to a whole new level," says Greta Van Susteren on Fox News. SEC employees are watching porn at work, and you — the taxpayer — "are paying for it." With the country's finances already in such dire straits, "do we really need these porn watchers on the government payroll?"
"SEC officials investigated for downloading porn: Your money hard at work"

No wonder regulators miss so much fraud: SEC employees certainly aren't the only office workers who look at pornography on their computer, says John Cook in Gawker. But this "distraction" certainly explains "how Bernie Madoff escaped the all-seeing eye of the Securities and Exchange Commission."
"Our nation's financial regulators are addicted to internet porn"

You can't blame a man for trying: Eighteen hundred times in just 17 days? "This has to be a record," says Courtney Comstock in Business Insider. And the best part: That worker "was denied every time of those 1,880 times" he tried looking at porn. "Thank you, Freedom of Information Act," for "blessing us" with this tale.
"SEC worker tried to search for porn 1880 times in two weeks, and each time he was blocked"

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