A former Twitter employee faces a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty on Tuesday of spying on the company’s users on behalf of Saudi Arabia. Ahmad Abouammo worked at Twitter from 2013 to 2015, where he managed media partnerships with prominent users in the Middle East and North Africa. Prosecutors alleged that he shared the personal information of Saudi dissidents, including the...
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