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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


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 Information technology -- Economic aspects
Internet -- Political aspects.
Corporate power.
Information society.
Communication studies.
Internet & WWW industries.
Computer networking & communications.
Internet -- Political aspects
Information technology -- Economic aspects
Corporate power
Digital electronics -- Social aspects
Information society
Technological innovations -- Social aspects
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781787691971
Other Titles Gafam contre l'Internet. English