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There’s (Probably) Nothing You Can Do About the New Bossware That’s Spying on You

Much of this software, including tools like Prodoscore, funnels data into “productivity scores” that could theoretically be tied to bonus metrics or punitive measures, which experts note are far scuzzier purposes. According to a report published by the University of California Berkeley Labor Center (PDF), these sorts of scores are dehumanizing, as they remove basic autonomy and dignity at the workplace.