Workers at Chinese technology companies have protested long working hours for years. The latest protest, in the form of a spreadsheet sharing workers’ hours at Big Tech firms, has been scrubbed from the internet. Photo: Bloomberg
Workers at Chinese technology companies have protested long working hours for years. The latest protest, in the form of a spreadsheet sharing workers’ hours at Big Tech firms, has been scrubbed from the internet. Photo: Bloomberg

Team behind censored spreadsheet exposing brutal 996 Big Tech work hours deletes project after widespread crackdown

  • A viral spreadsheet called WorkingTime detailing hours at Big Tech companies has disappeared from platforms operated by Tencent, Kingsoft and Zhihu
  • The project remained accessible on GitHub until it was deleted on Friday, after the team previously suspended updates

Workers at Chinese technology companies have protested long working hours for years. The latest protest, in the form of a spreadsheet sharing workers’ hours at Big Tech firms, has been scrubbed from the internet. Photo: Bloomberg
Workers at Chinese technology companies have protested long working hours for years. The latest protest, in the form of a spreadsheet sharing workers’ hours at Big Tech firms, has been scrubbed from the internet. Photo: Bloomberg
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