"The approach relies on the same model that drives corporate outsourcing: labor arbitrage, or benefiting from the wage differential between U.S. workers and those in developing countries. In the U.S., tutoring services charge $40 to $60 an hour for math help. Some skilled tutors in India are paid $2 to $3 an hour. In India, $20 is enough to buy a week's groceries for two people."
We have all been reading and some of us writing about the positives and negatives of outsourcing and offshoring for a few years now and surely it was bound to trickle down into our non work lives.