Category: Saudi

Riot Reverses Saudi Partnership, But Employees Expose Bigger Failure
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Riot Reverses Saudi Partnership, But Employees Expose Bigger Failure

Riot Games reverses its controversial decision to partner with the Saudi government. The developer had announced Saudi city-state development NEOM as a “main partner” for League of Legends esports tournament, the LEC. While many seem happy with the decision, Riot employees have also criticized the company’s bigger issues. After less than 24 hours of backlash…

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Saudi Arabia reportedly recruited Twitter employees to steal personal data of activists
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Saudi Arabia reportedly recruited Twitter employees to steal personal data of activists

Saudi Arabian officials allegedly paid at least two employees of Twitter to access personal information on users the government there was interested in, according to recently unsealed court documents. Those users were warned of the attempt in 2015, but the full picture is only now emerging. According to an AP report citing the federal complaint,…

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