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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

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Slee, T. (2017). Neighbors Helping Neighbors. In Slee, T. What's Yours is Mine: against the sharing economy. Scribe, pp. 73-88

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Sharing Economy reputation systems have become fronts for hierarchical and centralized disciplinary systems, which have nothing to do with notions of “peer-to-peer” reputation, “algorithmic regulation” or regulation with a “lighter touch” through ratings. We trust strangers on Sharing Economy platforms for the same reason we trust hotel employees and restaurant waiters: because they are in precarious jobs where customer complaints can lead to disciplinary action. [...]

this is good

—p.87 by Tom Slee 3 years, 3 months ago

Sharing Economy reputation systems have become fronts for hierarchical and centralized disciplinary systems, which have nothing to do with notions of “peer-to-peer” reputation, “algorithmic regulation” or regulation with a “lighter touch” through ratings. We trust strangers on Sharing Economy platforms for the same reason we trust hotel employees and restaurant waiters: because they are in precarious jobs where customer complaints can lead to disciplinary action. [...]

this is good

—p.87 by Tom Slee 3 years, 3 months ago