For lack of a better term I’ve just spontenaously created the phrase ‘army of data set mules’ for those people who being recruited for so-called ‘projects’ like this one:
It’s a German transcription project, which is transcription of short audios. It’s a long project will last 4-5 months. The audios are all from a famous social media. Candidates are required to work as transcribers and QA checkers in this project, so the one with transcription experience is preferred.
The expected payrate is 12-14 USD/working, but the actual pay of formal task is based on the valid audio length that you generate."
I think we can do better: