The Costs of Connection: How Data Is Colonizing Human Life and Appropriating It for Capitalism, Paperback/Nick Couldry

Description Just about any social need is now met with an opportunity to “connect” through digital means. But this convenience is not free–it is purchased with vast amounts of personal data transferred through shadowy backchannels to corporations using it to generate profit. The Costs of Connection uncovers this process, this “data colonialism,” and its designs for controlling our lives–our ways of knowing; our means of production; our political participation. Colonialism might seem like a thing of the past, but this book shows that the historic appropriation of land, bodies, and natural resources is mirrored today in this new era of pervasive datafication. Apps, platforms, and smart objects capture and translate our lives into data, and then extract information that is fed into capitalist enterprises and sold back to us. The authors argue that this development foreshadows the creation of a new social order emerging globally–and it must be challenged. Confronting the alarming degree of surveillance already tolerated, they offer a stirring call to decolonize the internet and emancipate our desire for connection. About the Author Nick Couldry is Professor of Media, Communications and Social Theory at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Ulises A. Mejias is Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Director of the Institute for Global Engagement at the State University of New York, College at Oswego.

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The Costs of Connection: How Data Is Colonizing Human Life and Appropriating It for Capitalism, Paperback/Nick Couldry

Description Just about any social need is now met with an opportunity to “connect” through digital means. But this convenience is not free–it is purchased with vast amounts of personal data transferred through shadowy backchannels to corporations using it to generate profit. The Costs of Connection uncovers this process, this “data colonialism,” and its designs for controlling our lives–our ways of knowing; our means of production; our political participation. Colonialism might seem like a thing of the past, but this book shows that the historic appropriation of land, bodies, and natural resources is mirrored today in this new era of pervasive datafication. Apps, platforms, and smart objects capture and translate our lives into data, and then extract information that is fed into capitalist enterprises and sold back to us. The authors argue that this development foreshadows the creation of a new social order emerging globally–and it must be challenged. Confronting the alarming degree of surveillance already tolerated, they offer a stirring call to decolonize the internet and emancipate our desire for connection. About the Author Nick Couldry is Professor of Media, Communications and Social Theory at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Ulises A. Mejias is Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Director of the Institute for Global Engagement at the State University of New York, College at Oswego.

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Plata produselor

Pentru plata produselor comandate, dupa ce ati dat click pe “adauga in cos” aveti la dispozitie urmatoarele posibilitati de plata:

-plata cu card bancar debit sau credit intr-un mediu securizat 3DSecure prin procesatorul de plati electronice EuPlatesc.ro. Nu se percepe nici un comision.

-in sistem ramburs (marfa trimisa va fi platita in momentul primirii coletului)
Plate se efectueaza la ridicarea coletului, in oficiul postal sau la curier. Valoarea taxelor de expediere se adauga la valoarea rambursului;

-prin OP pe baza unei facturi proforme eliberata

-plata in rate la una din bancile partenere:

Alpha Bank – optiune 2-12 rate fara dobanda;

BRD Finance – optiune 1, 3, 4, 5, 6rate fara dobanda;

Banca Transilvania – optiune 2, 3 ,4 rate fara dobanda;

First Bank – optiune 2-9 rate fara dobanda;

Garanti Bank – optiune 2-6 rate fara dobanda.

Livrare

Produsele comandate se livreaza in toata tara, utilizând modalitatea si termenul de livrare alese de dumneavoastra la efectuarea comenzii. Coletul cu produsele pe care le-ati ales poate fi expediat prin curierat rapid. Coletele se expediaza prin Urgent-Cargus sau nemo Express.

Termenul de livrare este de 24 h-48 h (din momentul expedierii) in mod exceptional pot exista intarzieri de cateva zile cauzate de motive care tin exclusiv de firmele de curierat, taxa este 18.95 lei/colet cu exceptia promotiilor cand beneficiati de transport gratuit la anumite sume minime de achizitii. Pretul este final si include taxa de ramburs.

Nu se percep KM suplimentari, livrarea la pretul fix de 18.95 ron este disponibila pe intreg teritoriul tarii. Desi nu garantam acest lucru, incercam sa expediem majoritatea comenzilor plasate pana la ora 14:00 in aceeasi zi de luni pana vineri iar comenzile primite dupa ora 14 in urmatoarea zi lucratoare.

Intarzieri in expedierea comenzilor pot aparea atunci cand acestea nu sunt confirmate de catre client, nu sunt suficiente produse pe stoc sau capacitatea de procesare nu este suficienta datorita unui volum neasteptat de mare de comenzi.

Pentru livrările efectuate prin servicii de curierat, termenele de livrare pot fi depășite în funcție de încărcarea curierilor parteneri in perioada COVID-19 sau sarbatori precum Black Friday, Sărbători de Crăciun, Revelion, de Paște, 1 Iunie, 1 Decembrie, 1 Martie, 8 Martie etc.

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Drept de retur in conformitate cu art.9 alin.1 din Ordonanță nr.34/2014 privind drepturile consumatorilor

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