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Huffington Post | 01.21.16

Why Monitoring Workers Could End Up Backfiring

danah boyd

D&S founder danah boyd was quoted in this Huffington Post piece discussing the impacts of higher rates of surveilling workers.

“Pushing for efficiency is destabilizing low-wage workers.” And thus, she implied, when we think more holistically about how technology impacts businesses, the efficiencies don’t actually offset the huge negative impacts on employees.

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