Holy crap, I'm waiting for a package, and this delivery company allows you to track the GPS position of the delivery guy *in real time*. This is scary, awesome, horrible, dangerous and amazing. All at the same time
Oh god, it just arrived. It turns out, that company is an uber-like thing, but for package deliveries. So giving the realtime GPS coordinates of the delivery guy is something UPS would never do, because it's a huge security risk... but these guys are just Uber-like "partners" the company doesn't give a shit about, so they're fine putting *them* at risk. Awesome
@jon_valdes Many of the rapid delivery firms (eg big pizza brands, Uberised home delivery) where I am (UK) have now switched to offering this. Suspect many of the pizza delivery people are Uberised too. Looked to be less than a minute off real-time so def a security concern.
@shivoa 😞 honestly, I think "uberizing" like this should be made illegal. Either people are your employees or they are not. If they are, they have rights. If they are not, they can't do work for you. It's that simple.
A long time ago our local tax office actually spearheaded work on this (that work didn't go far enough) but the focus was tax dodging & the sector was primarily burgeoning IT/tech consultants (so any of us who freelanced had to quickly read up on the law). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IR35
@jon_valdes Bruh, don't doxx yourself like that!
@jon_valdes Holy shit, man. I understand some people get used to it, but daaaaamn.
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