Recently, Github has restricted people from Iran, Syria, and other regions from accessing their private repositories and the static website host Github Pages.
Numerous class-action lawsuits have been filed against companies using nepotism tactics to undervalue those who serve the company. Not a single class-action lawsuit has been taken to proceedings in court, dismissed because these gig-economy "jobs" are not contracts of employment for those various people who fulfill these services.
My rule of thumb is as such:
1) Do NOT use those apps, or participate in the gig-economy.
2) If you do use those apps, TIP in CASH! The currency with little tracking
Free software ethics propaganda from the other side of the interwebs.
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