Soulskill from the lower-than-expected dept.
An anonymous reader writes "An NYU study reveals that over 40% of the jobs posted by new employers on MTurk are some sort of spam request, such as fake account creation, fraudulent ad clicks, or fake comments, tweets, likes and votes. The study also shows that the bad jobs could be automatically filtered with 95% accuracy, but Amazon is not interested."
...there can be no public or private virtue unless the foundation of action is
the practice of truth.
- George Jacob Holyoake