Facebook content moderator lodges High Court action – The Irish Times

A former Facebook content moderator has lodged a High Court action seeking damages against Facebook Ireland and outsourcing company CPL Solutions, alleging he has suffered “serious psychological injuries” as a result of being exposed to explicit content in the course of his work, the Business Post reports.

Sean Burke says he was required to “repeatedly view extremely violent, graphic and upsetting material, some of which involved children” as part of his work. The action follows a decision last September by the Personal Injuries Board to give a group of former moderators the go-ahead to serve proceedings against Facebook.

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Quanta Capital, the fund backed by Californian investment giant Oaktree, has acquired the Kippure Estate in Wicklow, the Business Post reports. The 300-acre property was sold for an undisclosed sum by the Kyne family, who have been its owners since the 1980s.

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