The Etsy Strike raises essential questions about our relationships with the platforms we use to run our businesses. Are they service providers? Are they tools? Are these platforms our bosses?
There are some interesting thoughts about the relationship between our online platforms –in this case, especially Etsy– and the (small) businesses using them to make a living in the article Always On: The Hidden Labor We Do Every Day by Tara McMullin. Interesting regarding the role of the internet for modern work culture, but even more so if you plan to sell your craft online yourself.