By CCN Markets: An exposé published at TheVerge.com revealed at least one Facebook moderation center is akin to a third world sweatshop. This should come as no surprise given what we already know about Facebook’s company culture. Facebook Whistleblowers Step Forward Facebook outsources moderation services to Cognizant, a publicly-held $ 35 billion firm that apparently does not care about its work conditions. Three anonymous Facebook contractors breached their non-disclose agreements to inform TheVerge about the conditions. They include death of one worker via heart attack, filthy conditions at workstations and bathrooms, bedbug infestation, sexual harassment, verbal and physical altercations, frequent marijuana
Rodrigo Marques is the CEO and founder of Atlas Quantum, Latin America’s largest cryptocurrency investment platform. In fact, it’s Latin America’s largest cryptocurrency company, period. And he’s on a mission to make it a top five global one by 2020. I caught up with Rodrigo at Web Summit in Lisbon to find out more about
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Many looked at the blockchain technology with reluctance as the idea it proposes undoubtedly goes against our traditional structures. Yet, in today’s world, everyone uses machinery and computers to some extent. Therefore, technology must be seen as an incremental process – from paperwork to digitalized information to blockchain. The shared ledger is a natural step for our society as the need for transparent operations is acute.
In spite of the various opinions the mainstream has about the blockchain, so far the technology proves to be more and more popular, and the crypto adoption is reaching new heights. A plethora of projects is showing how useful blockchain technology can be to our society giving its openness and transparency of transactions.
People who have lost their entire savings to fraudulent bitcoin investment schemes advertised on Facebook are turning suicidal, Martin Lewis says. The U.K.-based consumer advisor, who runs MoneySavingExpert.com, blamed Facebook for causing the financial catastrophe by promoting scam ads on its trusted social network, many featuring himself. Lewis in April launched a lawsuit against the
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A growing number of start-ups and larger companies have begun to experiment with blockchain’s utility for solving public health crises — like the opioid epidemic in the United States.
Cryptocurrencies have had a testy relationship with some law enforcement figures in the United States, who see popular forms like Bitcoin as a scapegoat for an ongoing opioid crisis.
The infamous Silk Road marketplace, commonly associated with drug sales, accepted Bitcoin for transactions. This put the digital coin under the scrutiny of law enforcement after authorities shuttered the site and arrested the infamous Ross Ulbricht (Dread Pirate Roberts).
This is news that has had a real impact on VET, the native currency to the VeChainThor project. At the time of writing, VET is valued at $ 0.014, up 41.39%.
In China, there is currently a huge issue with the vaccine supply chain and as a result, many people end up with the wrong vaccinations, or no vaccinations at all, against diseases that have proven to be deadly. It’s a crisis, one that VeChainThor has the cure for.
The subject of Dark Net Markets (DNM) is considered taboo, and people often wonder how these markets operate from the inside. So, on September 16, a person decided to ask on the subreddit r/darknetmarkets what a day in the life of a DNM vendor was like. A few vendors decided to share their personal anecdotes on life as a dark net drug dealer.
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