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Whistle-Blower Says Facebook ‘Chooses Profits Over Safety’ | The New York Times

By Ryan Mac and Cecilia Kang
October 3, 2021

John Tye, the founder of Whistleblower Aid, a legal nonprofit that represents people seeking to expose potential lawbreaking, was contacted this spring through a mutual connection by a woman who claimed to have worked at Facebook.

The woman told Mr. Tye and his team something intriguing: She had access to tens of thousands of pages of internal documents from the world’s largest social network. In a series of calls, she asked for legal protection and a path to releasing the confidential information. Mr. Tye, who said he understood the gravity of what the woman brought “within a few minutes,” agreed to represent her and call her by the alias “Sean.”

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Source: Whistle-Blower Says Facebook ‘Chooses Profits Over Safety’ | The New York Times

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