iSpy has 26 ratings and 1 review. Lynn said: This book introduces the idea of what Dr. Andrejevic calls the “digital enclosure,” which suggests the dysto. In iSpy, Andrejevic poses real challenges for our digital future. Amazingly detailed, compellingly readable, it warns that we need to temper our enthusiasm for. iSpy: Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era. Lawrence: PDF download for Review: Andrejevic, Mark. (). iSpy: Surveillance, Article Information.
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Kel marked it as to-read Feb 18, University Press of Kansas- Computers – pages. Yi-Fan Chen added it Nov 27, By contrast, the digital age is one characterized by consumer participation and consequently is seemingly more demo- cratic by nature.
John rated it really liked it Isly 25, Again, the notion of privacy is an ideal of modernity that Andrejevic champions, without necessarily casting his sharp, critical eye onto why the notion of privacy is important to maintain, though he does provide potential resources that do discuss the notion in more detail.
Charlie marked it as to-read Jun 08, Furthermore, because we are accustomed andrejevlc the constant pres- ence of surveillance within the digital enclosure, consumers and citizens are more inclined to be complicit with such surveillance and profiling rather than to struggle against it. Thus, through acts of ostensible participation, media audiences are providing free labor by allowing their personal information to be mined by marketers.
In both cases, the asymmetric surveillance benefits economic and political elites while neglecting the best interests of everyday consumers and citizens. Bryce Renninger marked it as to-read Jun 05, Review of Mark Andrejevic’s “iSpy: The work of being watched, Andrejevic notes that people feel empowered to participate interactively and democratically, and yet their participation is actually monetized for the benefit of corporations.
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To ask other readers questions about iSpyplease sign up. Aaron marked it as to-read Mar 15, Ayana rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Doug added it Dec 24, Rebecca marked it as to-read Jun 21, Books by Mark Andrejevic. Kevin Gilligan rated it really liked it Nov 13, He notes that, while citizens are becoming increasingly transparent to private and public monitoring agencies, they themselves are unable to access the information gathered about them-or know whether it’s even correct.
Trebor Scholz added it Oct 07, He notes that, while citizens are becoming increasingly transparent to private and public monitoring agencies, they themselves are unable to access the information gathered about them-or know whether it’s even correct.
iSpy: Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era
Andrejevic opens up the world andrejevicc digital rights management and the data trail each of us leaves-data about our locations, preferences, or life events that are already put to use in various economic, political, and social contexts. Andrejevic holds on to the promise of an idealized public space with deliberative decision-making processes as the ultimate goal of democracy.
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iSpy: Surveillance and Power in the Interactive Era by Mark Andrejevic
From Amazon to iTunes, cell phones to GPS devices, Google to TiVo—all of these products and services give us an expansive sense of choice, access, and participation. University Press of Kansas. Amazingly detailed, compellingly readable, it warns that we need to temper our enthusiasm for these technologies with a better understanding of the threats anrejevic pose-to be able to distinguish between interactivity as centralized control and as collaborative participation.