That person apparently felt no compunction about sharing it more widely.
'Thirteen Shades of Duke' quickly went viral; the detailed presentation was posted on the Gawker websites of Deadspin and Jezebel, initially with the names of the athletes un-redacted. Two years later, the presentation continues to haunt its subjects.
The brutally frank “kiss and tell” – submitted to the “Department of Late-Night Entertainment in partial fulfilment of the requirements for a Degree in Tempestuous Frolicking” – was originally meant as a joke when emailed to three friends after she graduated in May.
But it was subsequently leaked to the university’s 14,000 student population before becoming a global viral hit.
Thomas alleged Potts-Kant falsified data in research on mice’s lungs.
Duke Dissertation Scandal Oxidation Research Paper
From these data, labs at the University were able to secure additional federal funding, calling roughly 0 million in grants into question.
Referring to Owen's recounting of the voluminous sext messages that he sent to her, Deadspin notes "Alertness, activity" as a strength and a weakness as "Tries to do too much." "Overall, we think the Cardinals got themselves a hell of a player," writes Tom Ley.
It's a painful reminder of how long the tail can be on a privacy catastrophe.
The National Institutes of Health implemented additional regulations for Duke researchers in April 2018, requiring those applying for grants for less than 0,000 per year to provide a detailed budget of their proposed costs.
The email went on to outline steps Duke has taken to promote scientific integrity.