Crowds Cough Up More Than $12K for Facebook Hacker

The hacker who uncovered a bug on Facebook earlier this week may indeed get a reward for his efforts, but not from the social network itself. After it became clear that Facebook would not pay Khalil Shreateh a bug bounty for his discovery, arguing that he had violated the site’s Terms of Service, a crowdfunding effort launched on GoFundMe to raise funds for Shreateh — an unemployed Palestinian programmer — independently.

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