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Many people take for granted their generally wholesome online experiences. They may even assume that AI technology is keeping any disturbing content at bay. However, human moderators are the ones who bear the heavy psychological burden of filtering out the filth and violence. Filmmakers Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck explore the cost of the clean web for tens of thousands of moderators and for society at large. A warning to viewers of this important talk: Discovering the truth behind the clean internet means exposure to footage of graphic violence and other disturbing content.
About the Speakers
Filmmakers Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck made the 2018 documentary The Cleaners, which exposes the truth behind the processes that attempt to keep the internet wholesome.