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Tech Labor Leaders Are Dodging Surveillance on Platforms Like Facebook and Zoom

For worker movements, digital tools are a double-edged sword

Workers protest against the failure from employers to provide adequate protections in the Amazon delivery hub workplace.
Workers protest against the failure from employers to provide adequate protections in the Amazon delivery hub workplace on National May Day/Sick Out organized by workers at Amazon, Whole Foods, Instacart, and Shipt on May 1, 2020 in Hawthorne, California. Photo: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images

Willy Solis describes himself as someone who never dreamed of being an activist. Last year, the 41-year-old Texan began working for Shipt, a grocery delivery app owned by Target that relies on tens of thousands of gig workers to…

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Sarah Emerson

Sarah Emerson

Staff writer at OneZero covering social platforms, internet communities, and the spread of misinformation online. Previously: VICE