Ex-Twitter employee Ahmad Abouammo convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia

Ex-Twitter employee Ahmad Abouammo convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia

A former Twitter employee has been convicted of failing to register as an agent for Saudi Arabia and other charges after accessing private data on users critical of the kingdom’s government in a spy case that spanned from Silicon Valley to the Middle East. Ahmad Abouammo, a US citizen and former media partnership manager for Twitter’s Middle East region, … Read more

Ex-Twitter employee convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia

Ex-Twitter employee convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia

Former Twitter employee Ahmad Abouammo was found guilty of spying for the government of Saudi Arabia, according to a report from Bloomberg. The jury handed down its judgment in a San Francisco federal court on Tuesday, where Abouammo was also convicted of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering, and falsifying records. Abouammo previously worked … Read more

Twitch streaming star Keffals swatted and arrested in her home

Twitch streaming star Keffals swatted and arrested in her home

The Twitch streamer Keffals, real name Clara Sorrenti, known for her political commentary and advocacy for the trans community, was swatted and arrested in her home Aug. 5 after malicious actors sent a false email threatening others in her name. Keffals on Tuesday posted a video describing the incident, and said that she was awakened … Read more