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January 16, 2013 8:30 AM Subscribe
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(BBC) A security check on a US company has reportedly revealed one of its staff was outsourcing his work to China
"The software developer, in his 40s, is thought to have spent his workdays surfing the web, watching cat videos on YouTube and browsing Reddit and eBay. He reportedly paid just a fifth of his six-figure salary to a company based in Shenyang to do his job."
The Register gives a timetable of "Bob's" day
, while geek.com
has more details. v3 reports that
"The developer in question had quarter after quarter been rated as the best in the firm..."
...while Tim Stanley in the Daily Telegraph opinions that "This is capitalism at its best