- 21 Jun 2022
for sure he is getting paid. you can't lie for years and still have a job. he is for sure is protected.I doubt he's being paid at all in anything other than some access and sundry other occasional perks. None of which is actually illegal. Unethical? Sure. Illegal? No.
Besides, never pay someone to do something you can get them to do for free. And keep in mind, before he came to The Verge, he'd started a Microsoft-centric news site.