Facebook’s stalker problem

  • 11 May 2018
  • jwoodie
Facebook’s stalker problem

Facebook has faced an enormous amount of criticism for the cavalier way in which it allowed third parties to access users’ personal data. But the company also has an internal data security problem that’s more than a little creepy:

Facebook said it fired a security engineer accused of using his company position to stalk women.

The digital trail lead investigators to the online dating site Tinder, where we pick up the story:

Dick’s Sporting Goods gets pushback for its anti-2A policies

  • 11 May 2018
  • jwoodie
Dick’s Sporting Goods gets pushback for its anti-2A policies

We’ve written before about Dick’s Sporting Goods decision to destroy their inventory of AR-15 rifles, rather than return them to the manufacturer, in addition to their policy banning sales to anyone under the age of 21.

We said Dick’s was perfectly free to make such a move, but should not be surprised if it creates a reaction. Now it has.

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