Remember also that living in surveillance capitalism means that the digital oligarchy knows more about what we are like than we do about ourselves.
There can be no doubt that there are teams of researchers analyzing the patterns of our behavior during lockdowns. If there were any evidence that lockdowns are bad for business, would there be any lockdowns? Think about it. Bubonic cholera or plague wouldn’t stop the digital oligarchy from making a buck. We’d all have our asses back at work right now if it were more profitable to have us there than at home.