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Modern slavery because of automation



This is something that can definitely happen if not already happening. Manufacturing is now faster and cheaper because of technological advancements and automation. So countries that rely on this industry for jobs end up driving lower wages and longer hours just to stay competitive. In countries that have loose or even non-existent labor rights, factory workers are at risk of being modern slaves.

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It has been a looming fear for literally decades. I mean Hollywood alone has lots of movies dedicated to robots running amok and killing everyone. But it really boils down to how we use the technology that we have, making sure thatit is used ethically and without causing harm to everyone around us.

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