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Hero Child Sues Nintendo Over Hellish Joy-Con Drift

Hero Child Sues Nintendo Over Hellish Joy-Con Drift

If you’re familiar with the dreaded Switch phenomenon known as “Joy-Con drift,” you’re likely privy to the unique feeling of rage you feel when the movements of your controllers aren’t aligning with what’s happening on your screen. One child has evidently had enough, and he and his mother are now…

Content Moderator Exposed to Child Assault and Animal Torture Sues YouTube

Content Moderator Exposed to Child Assault and Animal Torture Sues YouTube

Long since report after report indicated that emotional trauma is an occupational hazard of content moderation, YouTube is still hurling low-wage workers into a daily emotional onslaught, allegedly with limited mental health safeguards. In a class action suit filed yesterday, a former moderator claims that a year-and-a-half term as one…