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eBay-style outsourcing site PeoplePerHour says a rival firm faked emails which claimed to be offering the company's customer database for sale. The company initially feared that a disgruntled ex-contractor had swiped customer records and was offering them for sale to rival companies. The rivals declined the offer and tipped off …

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Hold on there, pardner

Are you saying that an outsourcing company might be involved with something shady WRT user or customer data? I am shocked, *SHOCKED* I say, to hear this!

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Throat cutting

"...but we had no idea competition in this market was so cut-throat."

They're basically just another recruitment agency; and as anybody who works in IT can tell you, recruitment agency is a cut-throat business.

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Not just IT

As anyone who has worked in the recruitment industry will tell you, the recruitment business is a cut throat one.

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