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Alibaba engineers are fired for rigging an internal company website to get themselves more mooncakes

1 month ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
n the eve of Mid-Autumn Festival, four engineers at Alibaba hacked a website to get a hold of 100 or so boxes of the company's signature mooncakes. Netizens praised their cleverness, but Alibaba fired them.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.