“Culture of workplace fear” leads to COVID-19 spread at Amazon, suit says

[ad_1] Enlarge / Amazon.com Inc. signage is displayed in front of a warehouse in the Staten Island borough of New York, US, on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. A group of Amazon employees are suing the company, alleging it mandated unsafe working conditions in one of its fulfillment centers that led to the spread of COVID-19…

Facebook will pay moderators $52 million settlement for psychological harm

[ad_1] Facebook has agreed to pay $52 million to its content moderators as compensation for mental health issues caused by their work. The internet is already generally a cesspool of filth and cruelty, so one can only imagine the incredibly horrific things its moderators are forced to witness every day. The payment is part of…

Zoom brings in former Facebook security head amid lawsuits, investigations

[ad_1] Enlarge / Security and privateness protip: Don’t do your videoconference in the center of an airport. Zoom’s meteoric rise to prominence because the go-to teleconference software of the COVID-19 pandemic has shined a highlight on each single design flaw, privateness situation, or vulnerability the platform has. Now, the corporate is scrambling to react to…