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Book review: Profit over privacy: how surveillance advertising conquered the internet by Matthew Crain

Ferrari Braun, Agustin (2022) Book review: Profit over privacy: how surveillance advertising conquered the internet by Matthew Crain. LSE Review of Books (02 Feb 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In Profit Over Privacy: How Surveillance Advertising Conquered the Internet, Matthew Crain explores the historical rise of surveillance advertising, showing how today’s digital landscape was shaped by decisions taken in the 1990s. Revealing the emergence of a market logic that has placed individual surveillance at its core, this is a forceful and engaging book, writes Agustin Ferrari Braun. Profit Over Privacy: How Surveillance Advertising Conquered the Internet. Matthew Crain. University of Minnesota Press. 2021.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Date Deposited: 09 May 2022 14:36
Last Modified: 09 May 2022 14:36
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/114032

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