Ex-Moderators Accuse OpenAI and Sama of Exploitation and Mental Harm

  • Four former content moderators in Kenya filed a petition for investigation into harsh conditions at the Sama company during its contract with OpenAI.
  • Workers report inadequate warning and low pay for traumatizing content moderation work, leading to severe psychological damage.
  • The plaintiffs are pressing for government regulation against outsourcing harmful technological work and recognition of exposure to harmful content as an occupational hazard.
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