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Author Smyrnaios, Nikos, 1976- author.

Title Internet oligopoly : the corporate takeover of our digital world / by Nikos Smyrnaios
Published Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 174 pages)
Series Digital activism and society
Digital activism and society.
Contents Introduction -- 1. The Commodification of the Internet -- 2. The Privatisation of the Internet -- 3. The Conditions Leading to the Emergence of the Internet Oligopoly -- 4. The Oligopoly's Strategies for Integration and Infomediation -- 5. The Advertising Dominance of the Internet -- Conclusion
Summary Drawing on a historical and political economy analysis, this book provides insight on how, under neoliberal hegemony, the internet was transformed from an emancipatory project for humanity to the final frontier of unrestrained capitalism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-163) and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 6, 2018)
Subject Corporate power.
Information society.
Information technology -- Economic aspects.
Internet -- Political aspects.
Communication studies.
Computer networking & communications.
Digital electronics -- Social aspects.
Information society.
Internet & WWW industries.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General.
Technological innovations -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1787691977
1787691993
9781787691971
9781787691995
Other Titles Gafam contre l'Internet. English