Human Rights

Facebook Spies on Its Own Employees via Its ‘Rat-Catching Team’

"Get on their bad side and all of a sudden you are face to face with Mark Zuckerberg's secret police."

Photo Credit: By DonkeyHotey (Mark Zuckerberg - Caricature) [CC BY 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons

 

Silicon Valley's tech giants are famously secretive — after all their proprietary products and services are worth billions — but a new report alleges that Facebook goes to Orwellian lengths to keep its workers from talking out of turn, even about their working conditions. One Facebook employee was told he was led to expect a promotion,…