Amazon is leading an assault on workers’ rights in Europe. It uses big data and surveillance to crush efforts by workers to improve their conditions. It’s actions deserve special attention.
While it is among the most rotten, Amazon is not the only bad apple. Corporations are increasingly using digital surveillance techniques to bust workers’ collective efforts to improve their conditions.
Olive Roethig teamed up with Diego Naranjo of European Digital Rights (EDRi) to author a piece entitled Amazon’s spying on EU workers just tip of iceberg.