‘US employee ‘outsourced job to China’ – The Onion becomes reality

From The Onion:

‘More American Workers Outsourcing Own Jobs Overseas’

From the BBC:

‘US employee ‘outsourced job to China’

"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.

According to Andrew Valentine, of Verizon, the infrastructure company requested the operator’s risk team last year to investigate some anomalous activity on its virtual private network (VPN) logs.

"This organisation had been slowly moving toward a more telecommuting oriented workforce, and they had therefore started to allow their developers to work from home on certain days…."

Via: Tim Devas

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