Report: Rev Asked Workers to Transcribe Audio Involving Sexual Assault, Child Abuse Without Warning

Rev, the $1-a-minute (78p) audio transcription gig economy platform that’s been in the news lately for slashing payouts to contractors and an ensuing backlash, had its transcribers listen to content “relating to sex and child abuse without prior warning”, Business Insider reported on Friday. Read More >>

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Tinder, Grindr, and Other Dating Services Failed to Protect Children from Sexual Exploitation

Dating apps including Tinder and Grindr have failed to prevent child sexual exploitation on their platforms, in part due to weak age verification measures, according to a new report by the Sunday Times. Read More >>

The Vigilantes on Facebook Who Stream Ambushes of Alleged Paedophiles

The texts would come at all hours of the night, numbering in the thousands. “Have you been with an older guy?” “You’re really hot, so it’s worth the risk of getting in trouble.” “Has your daddy fucked you today?” Read More >>

Dark Web Child Porn Kingpin Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison

A Florida man whom the Federal Bureau of Investigation says created the “world’s largest child pornography website” has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Read More >>

Angry Mum Rips Off Son’s Balls, Then Superglues Them Back On

When I was being a naughty child, just about the worst thing my parents ever did to punish me was hiding my Super Nintendo's powerpack. And I could be a right little bastard. Thank heavens then I wasn't born the child of Jennifer Marie Vargas, who nearly made a eunuch of her six-year-old son in a fit of rage, tearing his balls off. Read More >>

Samsung Audit Finds No Underage Workers, But Some Serious Problems

Last month a Chinese labour watchdog fingered Samsung for employing, and abusing, underage workers in its factories. Now a Samsung audit has found no evidence of underage workers — but plenty of other problems to worry about. Read More >>

Report: Underage Children Abused in Samsung Factories

A new report by a Chinese labour watchdog makes Apple's Foxconn woes look like a game of spin the bottle, Laptop Mag reports. Untreated injuries? Check. Dangerous workplace? Check. Hitting children and forcing them to stand? Check. This is bad. Read More >>