Yes, it empowers giant megacorporations to fire hundreds of drones.
But how many people understand this: If you have a normal job, and no extra special commitments such as a family or a house, then you, yes YOU, can also hire programmers in far off countries.
What does this mean?
It means, that by virtue of being born in a rich Western country, you could manage a team as a hobby, in your spare time.
The same kind of gap between the West and Rest that makes corporations offshore whole departments also lets you compete with said corporations in your spare time.