Betsy Faden worked for the U.S Department of Veterans. Faden was removed for her position in April 2012 and was given until May 29 to appeal the removal decision. She submitted an appeal through the Merit System Protection Board’s filling system seven days afer the deadline. Ordered sto show goo cause for the delay Faden testified that she had attempted to e-file the appeal whole the board’s system was down. The board acknowledged that its system had not been functioning on May 27, 28 and 29. Was Faden sufficiently diligent in ensuring a timley filing? Discuss (see the court Adapt to the online world).