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Online reviews are not always what they might seem. Thapana_Studio via Shutterstock

Online reviews are broken – here’s how to fix them

A recent extortion scam involved threatening to leave unfavourable reviews to restaurants unless they paid up shows the dangers of relying on the wisdom of crowds.
Olu Maintain’s hit song Yahooze is an ode to cybercrime. Joseph Okpako/Redferns/Getty Images

Nigerian hip hop lyrics put cybercrime in a good light

Poverty aside, cultural factors like the influence of hip hop songs may also play a role in making a life of cybercrime attractive to young people.

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