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    Ecommerce meets collective bargaining: How a Philly crafter helped organize the Etsy strike and create a new sellers guild

    September 23, 2022 // The ISG team is ready for the long haul, and plans to take on the platform on multiple fronts, Boyd said. They also hope to see similar movements among content creators on sites like Bandcamp and Onlyfans. “If we had the sort of power, with 30,000, to compel a lukewarm response from Etsy, if we keep growing and developing something that’s able to be more accountable and more democratic, we think that power is going to increase,” Boyd said. “That’s the basis by which we want to collectively bargain with these platforms.”