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Software developer busted
for outsourcing own job to China

News Limited Network [AUS], by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/17/2013 5:17:37 PM

A software developer has been busted for outsourcing his own job to a programmer in China, while he watched cat videos at work. The man, an employee who worked for a client of Verizon Enterprise Solutions in the United States, which published a blog post about the incident, ABC News in the US reports. "We´ve seen plenty of employee misconduct cases, but not typically like this," principal Andrew Valentine said. Mr Valentine said the incident was discovered when he was contacted by another company in the US for assistance over "anomalous activity" it had noticed in records.

If this story doesn´t make you smile for the creativity and reason for outsourcing, it´s time for a break. After all, what´s cuter than this?:



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Reply 1 - Posted by: strike3, 1/17/2013 5:26:01 PM     (No. 9122814)

The guy is brilliant. Instead of firing him, they should have promoted him to CEO. Why didn´t I think of this instead of sitting here coding programs all day?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: schnapps, 1/17/2013 5:30:30 PM     (No. 9122824)

The header Velizon Entelplise Sorutions may have been a tipoff.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/17/2013 6:26:11 PM     (No. 9122934)

Wish I had thought of this some time ago.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 1/17/2013 9:58:39 PM     (No. 9123319)

I´m thinking, OK if he got the job done and done well, who cares how he did it? Maybe if some more politicians in Washington did this we would get a better job done? Just outsource the work to someone more competent.

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