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Brand Advocate Fired Over Tweet

Mike Allton (2843109) writes | about a year and a half ago

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Mike Allton writes "Adria Richards, brand advocate for SendGrid, has been fired. While attending a Python conference, she sent a Tweet to alert conference organizers that inappropriate behavior was taking place. Organizers escorted the developers from the conference, but one developer employer went so far as to fire that developer. Consequently, Adria began receiving threats and SendGrid is under a DDoS attack, and now they've fired Adria in response."
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