Gig surveillance economy

ICYMI! yikes. also another good argument for why the whole “why not pay ppl for their data argument” is not the way to go.

“Gig surveillance work requires few changes to the existing political economy of temporary, on-demand, freelance labor. Uber and DoorDash drivers are pervasive; why not equip them with license plate readers? Instacart and Postmates shoppers are everywhere; why not give them body cameras? Most of us willingly identify pictures online as part of CAPTCHA tests; why not offer payment for the same task?”

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