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Re: Tech washing!

It was called "piecework" when it was done in the 19th century textile industry and it saw people working at home in places like rural Ireland and earning an absolute pittance while some flashy brand was benefiting from their hard labour, spinning linen or making clothes.

In the 21st century delete "rural Ireland" and insert Bangla Desh. The principles and practice of employee exploitation don't change much, to mankind's continuing shame.

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