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20 percent time project

Subsequent investigation found that the electronic eavesdropping was part of an engineer’s 20-percent-time project; the engineer had urged the company’s legal team to weigh in before deploying the code to the Street View fleet, but the request slipped through the cracks.

https://www.wired.com/2014/04/threatlevel_0401_streetview/

Crack...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/08/08/google_must_destroy_data/

Does FB have something like a Google 20-percent time project for their engineers?

I can see the headline -

Oops a daisy says Zuckerberg - one of our engineers has been a naughty boy

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