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This article is fascinating and may be a real look into the future of AI.
A System so gigantic you can never talk to a real person who can make sense of things and instead just "puts you in jail". A System that makes decisions based upon bad code and a lack of understanding but a System that no one questions because "it's the computer, it must be right".

Dirty dealing in the $175 billion Amazon Marketplace - The Verge[^]

Article said:
The actual infraction can be as slight as the indictment is broad. Stine has a client whose listing for a rustic barn wood picture frame was deemed unsafe and taken down; it turned out the offense was a single customer review that mentioned getting a splinter. (The customer had actually given it five stars.) The seller was allowed back when he promised to add “wear gloves when installing” to his listing.

Apparently rival sellers also post reviews to get competition banned from selling. One example from the article is:
article:
Somebody bought your product, lit it on fire, took a picture, and told Amazon your product is explosive.


Explains the AI and terrible process and system:
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But ultimately, it wasn’t the suspension that was most galling. It was the way Amazon kept responding with the same request for more information whenever he appealed. “I was caught in some kind of AI gear,” he says.

In reality, there were likely humans reading Harmon’s appeal, but they’re part of a highly automated bureaucracy, according to former Amazon employees. An algorithm flags sellers based on a range of metrics — customer complaints, number of returns, certain keywords used in reviews, and other, more mysterious variables — and passes them to Performance workers based in India, Costa Rica, and other locations. These workers choose between several prewritten blurbs to send to sellers. They may see what the actual problem is or the key item missing from an appeal, but they can’t be more specific than the forms allow...

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