1. Could Facebook Sue Whistleblower Frances Haugen?

    Could Facebook Sue Whistleblower Frances Haugen?

    Facebook has recently taken a harsher tone toward whistleblower Frances Haugen, suggesting that the social network could be considering legal retaliation after Haugen went public with internal research that she copied before leaving her job earlier this year. U.S. law protects whistleblowers who disclose information about potential misconduct to the government. But that protection doesn't necessarily cover taking corporate secrets to the media. Facebook still has to walk a fine line...

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    1. I think most of us just don't recognize the false picture of the company that is being painted.
    2. If they go after her, it won't be because they necessarily think they have a strong case legally, but sending a message to other would-be whistleblowers that they intend to play hardball.
    3. The last thing Facebook needs is to rouse the ire of governmental authorities and the public at large by playing the role of the big bad giant company against the courageous individual whistleblower.
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