Big Tech may be dragged into America’s gun control debate
Silicon Valley firms have historically shied away from the topic, but yesterday’s tragic events may change that.
The news: A woman fired shots at YouTube’s offices in San Bruno, California, yesterday afternoon. She injured three people—one critically, one seriously, and the third was said to be in fair condition—and then killed herself.
More: Police have identified the shooter as Nasim Aghdam. Her father told the Bay Area News Group that she “hated” YouTube. Online posts believed to be written by Aghdam appear to accuse the firm of suppressing her videos on its site. Police have now confirmed that they believe Aghdam’s anger at the company to be her motive.