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Facebook Contractor: “It’s Like a Sweatshop in America” – One Contractor has Died & Many Fear for Their Lives

Published: 19/06/2019 21:13 ET. Journalist: 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 $ […]

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Fed Not Threatened by Facebook Libra, Has No ‘Plenary Authority’ Over It

Published: 19/06/2019 17:50 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Federal Reserve members held discussions with Facebook over the company’s Libra project. According to Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell during today’s press conference, monetary policy makers are not worried that Libra will replace fiat money. He said: “I think we’re a long way from that…Digital currencies are […]

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Japanese Watchdog Reports 69% Spike in Cryptocurrency Complaints

Japan’s consumer protection watchdog reports an increase in the number of inquiries submitted by cryptocurrency traders in 2018. More Consumer Queries About Cryptocurrency in 2018 In its report, the Japanese Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA) revealed that cryptocurrency-related queries totaled 3,657 cases. This figure constitutes a 69% spike from 2017’s figures which amounted to 2,166 cases. […]