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Food Delivery Businesses Stricken with ‘Ratings Terrorism’

Food Delivery Businesses Stricken with ‘Ratings Terrorism’

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Acts of so-called ‘ratings terrorism’ are hurting small eateries as food delivery orders continue to rise following the coronavirus outbreak. Ever since food delivery has become an important factor in surviving the COVID-19 era, reviews and ratings have also become powerful tools that can sway consumer choice. While some [...]

Delivery Workers, Employers Reach Agreement on Preventing Overwork

Delivery Workers, Employers Reach Agreement on Preventing Overwork

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Delivery workers reached an agreement with their employers on Thursday on preventing overwork, averting a strike ahead of next month’s Lunar New Year. The agreement, which was mediated by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, stipulates that logistics firms bear the responsibility for sorting parcels before their delivery, [...]

Growing Concern over ‘Deepvoice’ Manipulation of Idol Voices in Sexual Videos

Growing Concern over ‘Deepvoice’ Manipulation of Idol Voices in Sexual Videos

SEOUL, Jan. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid growing criticism over the online culture of sexually objectifying idol stars, deepvoice, sound synthesis technology using artificial intelligence (AI), is emerging as a new source of digital sex crimes. In recent days, a string of pornography videos have been distributed that use deepvoice technology to manipulate the audio [...]