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Journalism at its worst

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Roparadise, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    I just found this article on gizmodo and I'm like wtf after reading it. He basically bashes business owners alot in this article.http://gizmodo.com/5941976/indentured-servitude-money-laundering-and-piles-of-money-the-crazy-secrets-of-internet-cam-girls-nsfw

    He never offers any proof that the industry is being used to launder money,other then what a German model told him. What kind of guy in their right mind would take money laundering advice from a porn star turned webcam model.

    He forgets to mention that some studios are professionally run with top quality cameras,lighting,beautifully designed rooms as well as tech stuff. It isn't cheap to run a studio so there's nothing wrong with taking a cut of the money.
     
  2. kideze

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    Yea, people with out the knowledge need to stop thinking they can report on stuff they don't fully understand. Its happening everywhere in Tech right now. People think they understand this shit but they don't.

    Same where people think they understand blackhat as being bad when it actually just smart methods that others haven't thought of is some cases.
     
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    All journalism is regurgitated press releases or marketing collaterral these days, and even when they try proper investigative journalism they never bother to contact the subjects of a story with a simple email or phone; nope it's always with the hyperbole, speculation and 'first hand accounts'.

    All journalists should collectively shoot themselves and be replaced by PR people so we can just cut-out the middle man
     
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    How can anyone take a guy named Sam Biddle seriously?
     
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    Who actually cares about his opinion?
    It´s not that this would have any impact...?
     
  6. Roparadise

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    From what I've read,alot of those countries use cash(paper money) much more often then in Western Europe as well as the United States. So it would make more sense to launder it though a movie theater,restaurant,car wash. This way you will not lose over 40% though two third parties in the United States which you do not want to give jurisdiction to investigate you. And since some of those sites only accept credit cards from Western Europe countries or the U.S.,the money is either already in a bank account or they are spending massive amounts on prepaid cards which further lowers their profits.

    And if its already in an American or Western Europe bank account,then its already been laundered and you do not need to launder it again.