• Netflix IT exec forced employees to use products from vendors that bribed him

    10 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Netflix's former vice president of IT operations was convicted of taking bribes from technology vendors in exchange for awarding them contracts with Netflix, the US Department of Justice announced Friday. The former Netflix VP's illegal scheme forced colleagues to use a variety of products, including one that suffered from "severe" performance problems and another that Netflix employees objected to because they preferred a different product the company was already paying for, the DOJ said.
    Michael Kail, the ex-Netflix executive, was convicted by a federal jury of wire fraud, mail fraud...
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