I’m always happy to speak with Caroline O’Donovan about digital labor issues, including her latest piece on how freelancers using Upwork and other platforms are surveilled:

“We seem to think that ‘flexibility’ is the same thing as autonomy, and it’s not,” University of Edinburgh digital sociologist Karen Gregory told BuzzFeed News. “Autonomy sits at the heart of meaningful work. These surveillance technologies chip away at that autonomy.”

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolineodonovan/upwork-freelancers-work-diary-keystrokes-screenshot

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