German Segway enthusiast vindicated in court

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A German network admin with 19 years of service to his company plugged his Segway into an outlet at his office to recharge it for an hour and half, only to be fired for "stealing" electricity. But a court ruled that this dismissal was unreasonable -- not least because he only used 2 cents of electricity in the process.

Firm can't fire man for 1.8 cent theft [Yahoo! News]

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