1. Why Spy on Twitter? For Saudi Arabia, It’s the Town Square  The New York Times
  2. Two Former Twitter Employees Charged With Spying for Saudi Arabia  Slate
  3. Cybersecurity experts say insider spying is an issue beyond Twitter  Business Insider
  4. Can Twitter get back on the right side of history?  The Washington Post
  5. Ex-Twitter employees charged with spying for Saudi Arabia  ABC News
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The indictment of two former Twitter employees accused of spying for the Saudis highlights the platform’s power and the kingdom’s efforts to control it.The indictment of two former Twitter employees accused of spying for the Saudis highlights the platform’s power and the kingdom’s efforts to control it.

Two former Twitter employees allegedly spied on Twitter users on behalf of the Saudi Arabian government — and experts warn that it could happen again.Two former Twitter employees allegedly spied on Twitter users on behalf of the Saudi Arabian government — and experts warn that it could happen again.

Cybersecurity experts say insider spying is an issue beyond Twitter - Business Insider

The workers accessed sensitive info on dissidents of the regime.The workers accessed sensitive info on dissidents of the regime.

Two former Twitter employees charged with spying for Saudi Arabia.

Aramco, which pumps around 10 per cent of the world's oil, is the most profitable company globally and is seen as the kingdom's crown jewel and the backbone of its economic and social stability.Aramco, which pumps around 10 per cent of the world's oil, is the most profitable company globally and is seen as the kingdom's crown jewel and the backbone of its economic and social stability.

Saudi Aramco IPO: Saudi Aramco, World's Most Profitable Company, Announces Plans For Stock Market Debut

Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it would issue fines for 19 offences related to public decency, such as immodest dress and public displays of affection, as the Muslim kingdom opens up to foreign tourists.Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it would issue fines for 19 offences related to pu...

Saudi Arabia implements public decency code as it opens to tourists - Reuters

The real “endless war” — the fight for and against truth — rages on. Twitter has become its central battlefield.The real “endless war” — the fight for and against truth — rages on. Twitter has become its central battlefield.

After infiltration by Saudi Arabia, can Twitter get back on the right side of history? - The Washington Post

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Andrea Mitchell on Twitter: "Former Twitter employees charged with spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia https://t.co/SiVYqeHbgz via @msnbc"

“One lesson from the Saudi spies who worked for Twitter; tech companies need to get way better at building walls and limiting which employees have access to what. https://t.co/xNrgk4pCBF”

Nicholas Thompson on Twitter: "One lesson from the Saudi spies who worked for Twitter; tech companies need to get way better at building walls and limiting which employees have access to what. https://t.co/xNrgk4pCBF"

“Saudi Arabia recruited Twitter employees charged with spying: US @AJENews https://t.co/9qHI6B07Oi”

艾未未 Ai Weiwei on Twitter: "Saudi Arabia recruited Twitter employees charged with spying: US @AJENews https://t.co/9qHI6B07Oi"

“US charges former Twitter staff with spying for Saudi Arabia https://t.co/wvsy951hyK via @financialtimes This reflects as badly upon Twitter as it does upon Saudi Arabia, the difference is that the Saudis do it all the time.”

Jon Snow on Twitter: "US charges former Twitter staff with spying for Saudi Arabia https://t.co/wvsy951hyK via @financialtimes This reflects as badly upon Twitter as it does upon Saudi Arabia, the difference is that the Saudis do it all the time."

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Top SF news: Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on users; mayor appears coasting to victory | Hoodline

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on allegations from U.S. prosecutors that Saudi Arabia recruited two Twitter employees to spy on accounts that included prominent government opponents (all times... SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on allegations from U.S. prosecutors that Saudi Arabia recruited two Twitter employees to spy on accounts that included prominent government opponents (all times...

A 26-page complaint filed in a California court details how two employees exchanged user data for money and influenceA 26-page complaint filed in a California court details how two employees exchanged user data for money and influence

How Saudi Arabia infiltrated Twitter with bribes and bling | Middle East Eye

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Allegations that two former Twitter employees spied on users for the Saudi government have spotlighted the threat posed by insiders who exploit their access to the mountains of sensitive data held by tech companies. The Twitter case adds an alarming international dimension to the longstanding problemAllegations that two former Twitter employees spied on users for the Saudi government have spotlighted the threat posed by insiders who exploit their access to the mountains of sensitive data held by tech companies. The Twitter case adds an alarming international dimension to the longstanding problem

Saudi recruitment of Twitter workers reflects insider risks

SAN FRANCISCO - A former Twitter employee was arrested in Seattle this week and accused of spying on the Twitter accounts of thousands of prominent critics of the Saudi Arabian government. The Seattle man, identified as Ahmad Abouammo, and one other Twitter employee were named in a complaint unsealed in U. S. District Court in San Francisco that details a coordinated effort by Saudi government officials to recruit employees at the social media giant.SAN FRANCISCO - A former Twitter employee was arrested in Seattle this week and accused of spying on the Twitter accounts of thousands of prominent critics of the Saudi Arabian government. The Seattle man, identified as Ahmad Abouammo, and one other Twitter employee were named in a complaint unsealed in U. S. District Court in San Francisco that details a coordinated effort by Saudi government officials to recruit employees at the social media giant.

Seattle man accused of spying on Twitter accounts of Saudi government critics | KOMO

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The complaint marks the first time that the kingdom, long linked to the U.S. through its massive oil reserves and regional security arrangements, has been accused of spying in America.The complaint marks the first time that the kingdom, long linked to the U.S. through its massive oil reserves and regional security arrangements, has been accused of spying in America.

The Department of Justice charged two former Twitter employees for spying on users at the behest the Saudi Arabian government, according to charges unsealed Wednesday.The Department of Justice charged two former Twitter employees for spying on users at the behest the Saudi Arabian government, according to charges unsealed Wednesday.

Former Twitter employees charged with spying on critics of Saudi Arabia - CyberScoop