What is Facebook doing at a hacker convention in Vegas?!?!?

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The following excerpt is from the Verge!!!

If you’re a fly-by-night computer hacker who prefers IRC to Instagram and goes by your handle instead of your real name, a company like Facebook is basically The Man. But the social network is back at Def Con, the long-running hacker convention that draws 15,000 attendees to the Las Vegas desert every summer, for the seventh year in a row. Other internet companies tend to gravitate toward the corporate sister conference Black Hat, maybe sending a small number of employees to Def Con. But Facebook actually hosts events, sponsors parties, and makes major announcements here.

“I think we do a different kind of engagement at conferences like this than a lot of the other companies,” said chief security officer Joe Sullivan. When he started working at Facebook in 2009, the company was still so young that Def Con was actually one of…

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