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  • NSF Researcher Suspended For Mining Bitcoin
    By on June 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    PvtVoid (1252388) writes “In the semiannual report to Congress by the NSF Office of Inspector General, the organization said it received reports of a researcher who was using NSF-funded supercomputers at two universities to mine Bitcoin. The computationally intensive mining took up about $150,000 worth of NSF-supported computer use at the two universities to generate bitcoins worth about $8,000 to $10,000, according to the report. It did not name (more…)

  • NFL Players Suspended by Roger Goodell (Gallery)
    By on April 26, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Ben Roethlisberger was suspended for six games without pay by the NFL on April 21 for violating the personal conduct policy. Here are some other players who were suspended by commissioner Roger Goodell for running afoul of that same policy.


  • Nose Piercing Gets 12-yo Utah Girl Suspended From School
    By on November 9, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    To 12-year-old Suzannah Pabla, piercing her nose was a way to connect with her roots in India. To Suzannah’s school, it was a dress-code violation worthy of a suspension. “I wanted to feel more closer to my family in India because I really love my family,” said Suzannah. Her father was born in India as a member of the Sikh religion.


  • ACLU Sues School over Teens Suspended for Sexy MySpace Pics
    By on November 2, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    The ACLU is suing an Indiana school system and its high school principal, saying the First Amendment rights of two female student athletes were violated when the girls were suspended from athletics after MySpace pictures of them posing suggestively surfaced over the summer.