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The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook - Chapters 9 and 10 Summary & Analysis

Ben Mezrich
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Chapters 9 and 10 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 9: The Connection

Mark appeared before the ad board where he had to explain his actions to three deans and several university computer experts and apologize repeatedly for the mess he had caused. Mark understood the board's anger but he did not understand why feminist groups and female students were so upset with him. The silver lining, he told the board, was that he exposed the lack of security of the school's computer system. He volunteered to help them improve security. Mark's awkwardness helped him escape severe punishment. He did not appear to be a sophisticated or malicious kid. Mark was told to stay out of trouble and was placed on probation for the next two years until he graduated.

Mark had stirred up the pot. Articles appeared in the Crimson about the potential popularity of such a site as Facemash, of course...

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