Amazon surveils workplace monitors


Humans who review footage of warehouse workers flagged by Amazon’s AI computer vision system to check for employee errors - are themselves surveilled in detail to ensure they make punishing targets. The workers, who are paid as little as £212 a month to review thousands of images and videos per day, report physical problems, deteriorating eyesight, and cognitive exhaustion.

Publication: Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Publication date: 2022-11-21

Writer: Niamh McIntyre