Google Capitalism

Christian Fuchs
2012 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
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.
doi:10.31269/vol10iss1pp42-48 fatcat:ytdnoebkubbtvau7fkqon6qhce