Apple Wanted Her Fired. It Settled on an Absurd Excuse
Published: October 14 2021 | Author: Gizmodo
Ashley Gjøvik knew which way the wind was blowing. She’d been warned. Somewhere at Apple, friends and coworkers assured her, a discussion was underway about how to force her out of her job. There was even consensus among these allies about the route they would take, that she’d violated her confidentiality agreement or placed some proprietary asset at risk.
The only thing giving the then-senior engineering program manager any pause—or hope—was that Apple itself didn’t seem concerned about either. Despite placing her on leave and instructing her to avoid colleagues, the company made no attempt to keep her from viewing any sensitive data. “I hadn’t lost any of my account access,” Gjøvik said. “I still had access to the next four years of the Mac roadmap. I still had access to source code for future releases. I still had access to concept review documents.”....
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