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There's gotta be *some* disgruntled FB employee out there who would be willing to "accidentally" `$ rm -rdf` the root directories of a few servers to slow down the rise of fascism

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Btw, if this is you and you pull it off, you can lay low at my house for a while if you need to

They'll never find you

I have snacks

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Or idk maybe鈥

鈥攊f there *were* some lone disgruntled FB employee out there, that is鈥

鈥攚rite a little programme that injects a bunch of plausible but randomly-generated data points into all the tables in the production database and also randomly deletes or slightly changes other ones

Make their data useless and noisy and their service unreliable

Slow down their servers; increase their operating costs

Just in case one of you has write access to the FB servers

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Would it be fun to do?

Yes

But would it be the *right* thing to do?

Also, yes

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Frances Haugen

You do good work

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Huh, somebody saw this thread and did the thing

Good job

Keep it up

I'm totally taking credit for the current fb outage

You're welcome

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@bgcarlisle From what I can gather their too busy drowning in money. There's tha "fuck ethics, money is everything" quote that still haunts my soul.

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@jemus42 Some "clumsy" and under-paid janitorial staff could probably get it done too

"Oops. Yup. The whole server room flooded. Backups too."

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@bgcarlisle I like how you think!

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@TQ Together we can build a better world

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@bgcarlisle And slower, failing tech-giants. Mhm!

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@bgcarlisle thanks for your service

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@balrogboogie If you have any friends who work at birbsite, I will personally cook them a delicious curry in exchange for some hackering

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@bgcarlisle thank you

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@bgcarlisle There鈥檚 a John Deere office in town. I thought about working there for half a year and then leaking all their proprietary tractor source code.

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@bgcarlisle juuuust noticed fb is down and how do we encourage those people....to also do that to a bunch of other....places

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@bgcarlisle @gardevoir they would never allow such a person the ability to do that. The path to "trust" in big tech has a lot of what amount to "ethics tests" to make sure your "ethics" serve the org.

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