Every now and again we answer really, really inFrequently Asked Questions to help those of you with no moral compasses deal with the zephyr-like and ephemeral changes in Basic Decency.
Q: So, I found this guy, and he found this thing, right? And it’s kinda not a thing that people are supposed to see yet, okay?
A: Give it back to the rightful owner.
Q: But, well, you see, I feel like I have a duty to the faceless crowds of people who visit my site on a daily basis. I mean, they deserve to know what’s coming, right?
A: Do you get paid per click?
Q: Well, kinda per pageview.
A: Give it back to the rightful owner, and give them all the money you made off of exploiting their trade secrets.
Plus, I’d be gravely concerned about how I’d come into possession of this phone. Gizmodo’s story is very, very fishy and they need to be far more open about the provenance of the device.
Right now, they’re sticking to the story that
Step One: This phone was lost in a Redwood City bar;
Step Two: (nervous cough);
Step Three: They got it last week.
Thank you, Andy.