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Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen is reportedly being funded by the billionaire founder of eBay

October 21, 2021


Fighting one of the most powerful companies in the world can be expensive, but Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen has the billionaire founder of eBay in her corner, according to a Wednesday Politico report.

His name is Pierre Omidyar, a well-known critic of Big Tech whose previous advocacy efforts have supported independent journalism in Hawaii, anti-monopoly campaigns, and employee activism.

Omidyar’s foundation donated $150,000 to Whistleblower Aid last year – the same nonprofit responsible for Haugen’s legal representation.

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