On AC360 last night, CNN reported that six employees at the National Science Foundation, one of them a senior official, have been accused of downloading, looking at, saving, or sharing pornographic videos at work. The senior official, who quit when he learned he was going to be fired, also allegedly participated in pornographic chats on government time. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has calculated that the value of the time lost is more than $58,000 and he wonders what the oversight at NSF is like.
Too Busy to Look at Your Grant Application
Jan 30, 2009