A prescient examination of the relationship between the Internet and the economyÃÂone that has become even more relevant since its publication in hardcoverÃÂthe book argues that capitalismÃ¢ÂÂs colonization of the Internet has spurred the collapse of credible journalism and made the Internet an unparalleled apparatus for government and corporate surveillance.
ÃÂA provocative and far-reaching account of how capitalism has shaped the Internet in the United StatesÃ¢ÂÂ (Kirkus Reviews) and ÃÂan excellent analysis of the problem where a medium with the capacity to empower people is itself becoming a tool of social controlÃ¢ÂÂ (Daily Kos), Digital Disconnect is both a groundbreaking critique of the Internet and an urgent call to reclaim the democratizing potential of the digital revolution while we still can.
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