British Officials Disciplined, Fired for Internet Use

More than 70 staff at the Ministry of Justice and the Metropolitan Police Service have been sacked or disciplined in the past 18 months for misusing the Internet and social networking sites, according to official figures released today in response to Freedom of Information Act requests. The MoJ sacked four officials and issued final warnings to three for misbehaving on sites such as Facebook and Twitter, and carpeted more than 40 for internet and e-mail offenses.