2012 (English)In: tripleC (cognition, communication, co-operation): Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society / Unified Theory of Information Research Group, ISSN 1726-670X, Vol. 10, no 1, 42-48 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This paper analyzes Google’s political economy. In section 2, Google’s cycle of capital accumulation is explained and the role of surveillance in Google’s form of capital accumulation is explained. In section 3, the discussion if Google is “evil” is taken up. Based on Dallas Smythe’s concept of the audience commodity, the role of the notion of Internet prosumer commodification is stressed.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. Vol. 10, no 1, 42-48 p.
Google, Capitalism, Political Economy, Internet Prosumer Commodification, Audience Commodity, Prosumer Commodity
Media and Communications
Research subject Media and Communication Studies
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-167684OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-167684DiVA: diva2:487678