Tuesday, March 30

Offshoring and Threat to Individual Privacy

Via Slashdot : David Lazarus writes a special report on Sfgate.com : How one offshore worker sent tremor through medical system ? . The reports traces how a transcription work was sub sub sub sub contracted and landed up in Pakistan without the knowledge of the client. They were able to discover only when they recieved a threatening e-mail from Pakistan when the sub sub sub contractor didn't pay the dues of the end contractor. Even though it hits the idea of outsourcing and offshoring to other countried - its a genuine concern.