NYTimes report shows how Twitter, McKinsey were complicit in helping Saudi Arabia silence critics

Saudi Arabia reportedly groomed a Twitter employee to help it spy on dissenters.

The Saudi Arabian government enlisted a Twitter army to silence its critics online. It groomed a Twitter employee in the United States to try to get him to spy on certain accounts. And an American-based consultancy company helped the government identify and target dissidents on Twitter who were later punished and silenced.

Katie Benner, Mark Mazzetti, Ben Hubbard, and Mike Isaac at the New York Times on...


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