« The person who performs the job for you will often have no employment rights. Generally, they won’t be an employee under a contract of employment or meet the minimum requirements for “worker” status.
Multinationals have used their economic power to engineer a situation where workers are regarded as self-employed contractors. This minimises responsibility to workers and allows profits to be maximised.
The immorality and inequity of this power imbalance is of course why employment rights were introduced in the first place. Without such rights, the health, safety and wellbeing of workers can be placed in peril. »
Le réalisateur du film Ma Rainey's Black Bottom interviewé par Stephanie Phillips (Big Joanie)
(et je savais même pas qu'un film sur Ma Rainey était sorti l'année dernière)
« Last month, Journey To The Savage Planet made its Stadia debut. Unfortunately, the sci-fi adventure is broken—and Google just fired all the developers who could've fixed it. »
« Daniel Ek suggests the secret to success is not higher Spotify payout rates, but more output from musicians »
Sans surprise, un patron ne veut pas augmenter les salaires et préfère que vous augmentiez votre productivité (pour vous exploiter davantage).
(et quand j'y pense, doit y avoir pas mal de comparaisons à faire entre un modèle "à la Uber" et Spotify)
Un compte officiel de Twitch coupe la musique d'un concert de la Blizzcon pour éviter un DCMA 🙃
EDIT : « I have a longer clip with Metallica playing and the Twitch production team transitioning seamlessly into the 8bit music but i'm afraid to post in fear of DMCA myself. good work music industry you bunch of ghouls
Even better is watching hundreds of Twitch streamers costreaming BlizzCon frantically hit their mute for button to a million viewers so they don't get banned for playing two seconds of St Anger. really great DMCA system we have going here for everyone involved 👍 » https://twitter.com/Slasher/status/1362916219284844545
EDIT² : « people in the comments are too young to understand the irony of this
Metallica is specifically one of the bands that helped create this DMCA hellscape we all live in. Rot in your own muted silence, fuckers. » https://twitter.com/Beetlenaut/status/1362926039094206467