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Prison time for former eBay execs who harassed and tried to intimidate media critics

About time these jerks get what they deserve. According to the report:

"The scheme was hatched in August 2019 after Ina Steiner wrote a story about a lawsuit brought by eBay accusing Amazon of poaching its sellers. A half-hour after the article was published, then-CEO Devin Wenig sent another top eBay executive a message saying: "If you are ever going to take her down … now is the time," according to court documents. That executive sent Wenig's message to Baugh and called Ina Steiner a "biased troll who needs to get BURNED DOWN."

Soon, Ina Steiner began receiving harassing and sometimes threatening Twitter messages. Bizarre anonymous packages started arriving at the couple's home, including a box of live spiders, a funeral wreath and a book about surviving the loss of a spouse. Ina Steiner began receiving dozens of strange emails from groups like an irritable bowel syndrome patient support group and the Communist Party of the United States, authorities say" Read the whole story at: https://www.wbur.org/npr/1126078948/live-spiders-and-cockroaches-ex-ebay-executives-get-prison-time-in-harassment-pl

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