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Hackers threaten Zynga, Facebook over layoffs

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 28 Oct 2012 19:39 User comments (6)

Hackers threaten Zynga, Facebook over layoffs Group threatens to take Zynga, Facebook down.
It alleges that Zynga is planning massive layoffs and plans to send jobs overseas, saying it has documents that expose Zynga's strategy which includes firing about a thousand people.

"With a billion dollars cash sitting in a bank we do believe that such actions are an insult to the population and the behaviour of corporations like Zynga must change," a message posted on Anonnews reads.

Zynga confirmed that it laid off 150 people earlier this week, and there has been persistent rumors that it will make further cuts to its staff.

The message posted also claims that if Zynga doesn't reverse its policy, them they will release "all the games we've taken from their servers for free."

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6 user comments

128.10.2012 23:30

:D

229.10.2012 1:24

LOL, don't sack anyone!

Or OR

we'll release all your free to play games that'll really screw you over!!!!

and force you into keeping everyone.

These people have as much leeway as a homeless guy trying to stay in a spot once he's been told to move on from cops.

329.10.2012 2:18

Oh no, micro-transaction games released into the wild. That doesn't even sound like a threat.

429.10.2012 3:40

Quote:
"all the games we've taken from their servers for free."
yeah that wouldn't work.

what would work is if you took all the ingame items which people can buy with real money and gave them all away free off charge to everyone.

custom built gaming pc from early 2010,ps2 with 15 games all original,ps3 500gbs with 5 games all original,yamaha amp and 5.1channel surround sound speakers,46inch sony lcd smart tv.

529.10.2012 11:51

Job farming has become a real source of irritation for everyone's countries. So much so that even China has become a victim of it. I.e., isn't CrApple looking to India as a secondary source for manufacturing now that China has given them so much bad press?

At one time each respective country used to be exemplary in exporting items of their culture. Not so much any more. Now asses in the US want to make money from debt (talk about the ultimate oxymoron/contradiction) & legalize slavery again by literally having countries apply as the lowest bidder. And do it to ourselves none the less.

A sad state of matters indeed.


629.10.2012 11:58

Or maybe just wipe all accounts from their servers. Do you think soccer mom over there that just spent 5 years cultivating her farmville will EVER want to play another game again?

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