Please, wait for the time-delay broadcast!
Los Angeles' the top technology officer is pleading with city workers to stop watching the Olympics online at work, saying it could cause a municipal computer meltdown.
City tech guru Randi Levin sent an email asking workers to stop watching the London games because the city was experiencing a high volume of traffic.
Watching Tuesday's women's gymnastics and soccer competitions live on the Internet causes a tremendous amount of bandwidth to be tied up, city officials say. That means city computers might be working at a snail's pace under the strain.
Councilman Dennis Zine says taxpayers aren't paying city workers to watch the Olympics.
-- Source: The Los Angeles Times (http://lat.ms/OAuDVx )
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