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  • Anthon Ngon – JUS494
    • To Find a link between technology and corporate exploitation
    • How technology is or is not responsible for inequality
    • “ A business entity that is given many of the same legal rights as an actual person. “
    • Link
    • Obfuscation of human rights violations
      • Sweatshops
      • Surveillance
      • Relocation
    • Actors
      • Marka Hansen – President, Gap North America
      • Subcontractors
      • Local Government
      • Local Law Enforcement
    • Assembly Lines
      • Less skilled labor
      • Disposable workers
    • Dehumanization
      • Taylorism, efficiency, outputs & flexibility
      • Perception management
    • Market without borders
        • Worker competition
        • Global authority
    • Externalities
      • Cars and the environment
      • Waste dumping
    • Natural Resources
      • Sustainable practices
      • Determining prices
    • Incentives
      • No accountability
      • Benefits the wealthy
      • Politically engaged
    • Policies
      • Free Trade Zones
      • Tax immunities
    • Bottom Line
      • Generate profits
    • Technology itself is not to blame
    • Supports the concept of technology as objective
    • Actors create the inequality
    • Technology allows a marketplace of ideas and promotes connection, education, and exposure.
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