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

Topic |   Censorship in China
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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