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While on the Latin kick, the SEC requires a Writ of Mandamus

(usually mispronounced as mandaymus, it's pronounced mandahmus) which is an order, a Mandate (same root) to perform their duties properly and in accord with the law.

Turns out that in 2007 and 2008 and possibly back to 2005, employees at the SEC were watching and downloading Pornography to kill time while they did nothing while the Securities went into the tank. Of course they were incredibly understaffed at the time, but that shouldn't have given them free time for recreational hormonal stimulation.


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Are you sure you want a link?

It might be disturbing to find out what people do on the internet.

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RE: Link?
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Perhaps the SEC needs to have better blocking software, and maybe block "cached" page captures from Google too. The occassional hit on any such site can happen to anyone, but a definite record of determined activity should be detectable fairly early and should be dealt with just as quickly.

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Maybe they need to fire a lot of people

"A senior attorney at the SEC's Washington headquarters spent up to eight hours a day looking at and downloading pornography. When he ran out of hard drive space, he burned the files to CDs or DVDs, which he kept in boxes around his office. He agreed to resign, an earlier watchdog report said."

Did this guy do any work?? Where was his supervisor?
What does someone do with that much porn???

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