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    Man Claims Porn Addiction in Labor Dispute with IBM


    WHITE PLAINS, NY. - Claiming that he was addicted to pornographic material, a man fired by IBM for visiting adult chatrooms while at work has decided to sue the technology company for wrongful termination with the argument that as an addict, his actions are shielded by the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).

    IBM, which filed a motion for summary judgment against James Pacenza, said the employee's use of Internet chatrooms is a clear violation of company policy.

    Michael Diederich, Pacenza's attorney, said his client visited an adult chatroom, but that the issue in the case has to do with IBM's treatment of the plaintiff's illness, not whether the discussion was pornographic.

    If the case goes to trial, employers around the country will likely take note because a decision could affect how firms regulate Internet use at work and how so-called online addictions are categorized medically.


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    What a moron!

    He should be dragged out into the loading dock and worked over for a while.

    I can't believe the courts are actually wasting their time with this idiot!
    Fire his ***** and move on!
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