Monopolization, data-privacy, and on-going labor concerns are all aspects of the issue that are seemingly flying under the radar.
In just four weeks in May and June of 2017 nearly 10,000 ivory items were sold on Yahoo Auction, one of Japan's largest e-commerce platforms.
An obscure United Nations body is making mail from developing nations unnaturally cheap—and hurting e-commerce, manufacturing, and postal systems in industrialized countries. The Universal Postal Union is a secretive backroom club, but its missteps were born from the highest of ideals.
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