Ban on office loafers
Monday 16 August 1993
Corriere della Sera reported that the mayor of Alassio, Roberto Avogadro, who made headlines last month when he banned the wearing of bikinis in the streets of the Italian riviera resort, is now forbidding city employees to read newspapers while at work.
The city's Public Works commissioner, Marco Melgrati, was quoted as saying: 'I began with newspapers, next I'm going after computers. It may seem absurd but classic electronic games have been inserted into city computers.'
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