Information politics liberation and exploitation in the digital society

Conflict over information is a central part of twenty-first century life. Tim Jordan examines the nature of an information politics that has emergede with the rise of mass digital cultures and the internet. He located it within a field of power and rebellion that is populated by social and political...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Jordan, Tim
Format: eBook
Published: London Pluto Press 2015, 2015
Series:Digital barricades : interventions in digital culture and politics
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : information as a politics
  • Part 1. Theory of information power. Recursion
  • Technologies' embrace
  • Network and protocol theory : dis/organising information power
  • Part 2. Platforms. Clouds
  • Securitisation of the Internet
  • Social media networks
  • Part 3. Battlegrounds. Battlegrounds and the iPad
  • Death and gaming
  • Hacktivism : operation Tunisia, modular tactics and information activism
  • Conclusion : information exploitation and information liberation
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-229) and index