judgecorp writes "A British IT student found a privacy flaw in the app Facebook provided for users to send New Year's messages to each other as the clock struck 12. By manipulating the web address of a greeting, Jack Jenkins found he could read and delete other users' messages. Facebook ignored his report, so he told the Verge which published it — Facebook then withdrew the app, fixed it, and put it back before the New Year rolled in. All without thanking or even responding to Jenkins." Link to Original Source
"If you want to eat hippopatomus, you've got to pay the freight."
-- attributed to an IBM guy, about why IBM software uses so much memory