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The Rise of Surveillance Advertising in America, from the 1990s to the 2000s
Matthew Crain, CUNY Research Foundation, Queens College

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Profit over Privacy: How Surveillance Advertising Conquered the Internet (Book)
Title: Profit over Privacy: How Surveillance Advertising Conquered the Internet
Author: Matthew Crain
Abstract: Profit over Privacy gives internet surveillance a much-needed origin story by chronicling the development of its most important historical catalyst: web advertising. The first institutional and political history of internet advertising, it uses the 1990s as its backdrop to show how the massive data-collection infrastructure that undergirds the internet today is the result of twenty-five years of technical and political economic engineering.
Year: 2021
Primary URL: https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/profit-over-privacy
Primary URL Description: University of Minnesota Press book page
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 978-1-5179-050
Copy sent to NEH?: No


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