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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
1 Introduction 1
Mark Graham and Fabian Ferrari
I Grounding Planetary Networks
2 Moving beyond Shanzhai? Contradictions of Platformized Family Production in the Planetary Network of E-Commerce Labor 23
Lin Zhang
3 How Do Workers Survive and Thrive in the Platform Economy? Evidence from China and the Philippines 41
Julie Chen and Cheryll Ruth Soriano
4 “Follower Factories” in Indonesia and Beyond: Automation and Labor in a Transnational Market 59
Johan Lindquist
5 Moderating in Obscurity: How Indian Content Moderators Work in Global Content Moderation Value Chains 77
Sana Ahmad and Martin Krzywdzinski
6 Digital Livelihoods in Exile: Refugee Work and the Planetary Digital Labor Market 97
Andreas Hackl
II Mapping Planetary Networks 
7 Working the Digital Silk Road: Alibaba’s Digital Free Trade Zone in Malaysia 117
Brett Neilson
8 The Planetary Stacking Order of Multilayered Crowd-AI Systems 137
Florian A. Schmidt
9 In Search of Stability at a Time of Upheaval: Digital Freelancing in Venezuela 157
Hannah Johnston 
10 Human Listeners and Virtual Assistants: Privacy and Labor Arbitrage in the Production of Smart Technologies 175
Paola Tubaro and Antonio A. Casilli
11 The Proletarianization of Data Science 191
James Steinhoff
III Dissecting Planetary Networks
12 Organizing in (and against) a New Cold War: The Case of 996.ICU 209
JS Tan and Moira Weigel
13 Planetary Potemkin AI: The Humans Hidden inside Mechanical Minds 229
Jathan Sadowski
14 Data, Compute, Labor 241
Nick Srnicek
15 Cellular Capitalism: Life and Labor at the End of the Digital Supply Chain 263
Matthew Hockenberry
IV Reimagining Planetary Networks
16 An International Governance System for Digital Work in the Planetary Market 283
Janine Berg
17 Righting the Wrong: Putting Workers’ Data Rights Firmly on the Table 291
Christina J. Colclough
18 Fair Work, Feminist Design, and Women’s Labor Collectives 303
Payal Arora and Usha Raman
19 Tilt the Scroll to Repair: Efficient Inhuman Workforce at Global Chains of Care 319
Joana Moll and Jara Rocha
Contributors 329
Index 331

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