California Wanted to Protect Uber Drivers. Now It May Hurt Freelancers. [The New York Times]

A state law meant to protect workers at companies like Uber and Lyft takes effect on Wednesday. It’s already crippling freelancers from fields as disparate as writers, translators, strippers and clergy.

No "may" about this. Colleagues who work as freelance journalists and marketing writers are furious, disgusted and apprehensive.