The chief attorney of the parent firm of well-liked photo-sharing website Snapchat, Snap Inc., has alerted the workers of the firm claiming that they might be jailed or sued if they leak the confidential data of the company, reads a memorandum.
General Counsel and Chief Lawyer of Snap Inc, Michael O’Sullivan, last week wrote the memorandum to workers after the Daily Beast online showed how private user data of Snapchat functions are being employed. This data was also showed by Cheddar, the tech, late last week.
“We have a zero-tolerance policy for those who leak Snap Inc confidential information. This applies to outright leaks and any informal ‘off the record’ conversations with reporters, as well as any confidential information you let slip to people who are not authorized to know that information,” the memo by O’Sullivan stated.
“If you leak Snap Inc information, you will lose your job and we will pursue any and all legal remedies against you. And that’s just the start. You can face personal financial liability even if you yourself did not benefit from the leaked information. The government, our investors, and other third parties can also seek their own remedies against you for what you disclosed. The government can even put you in jail,” the memo by O’Sullivan further read.
Spokespersons Snap refused to answer or say anything on the note. The report claimed that Snap is already recognized for being extremely mysterious about its contracts. Workers are frequently not informed what they will be operating on prior to they are appointed and they are not aware about the communal declaration to be made.
Lately, the firm encountered various leaks, comprising its undeclared “Stories Everywhere.” It is a function that will allow consumers share stories outside the app of Snapchat. The company claimed that it might considerably harm production, comprising its capability to vie.