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"Free Labor: Producing Culture for the Digital Economy"

by Terranova, Tiziana (2000)

Abstract

Working in the digital media industry is not as much fun as it is made out to be. The “NetSlaves” of the eponymous Webzine are becoming increasingly vociferous about the shamelessly exploitative nature of the job, its punishing work rhythms, and its ruthless …

Keywords

Digital Economy, Unpaid Work, Free Labour, Digital Media Industry, Exploitation, Digital Labour, Marxism, Socialist Feminism, Marx, Hegel, Immaterial Labour, Knowledge Class, Internet, Information Technology

Themes

Digital Work, Capitalism, Digital Labour, Automation

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