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Googlers fired after tracking colleagues working on US border cop projects. Now, if they had monetized that stalking...

W.S.Gosset Silver badge

Hoist on own petard

Amusing to see that Google's encouragement and reward of internal culture of self-righteous virtue-display totalitarianism, had exactly the consequences internally that anyone would predict.

The only surprise, and it's a biggie, is that Google did anything about it.

I can only assume that the stalkage etc moved into legal/crime territory so they had to play the CYA card.

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