Google Control. Ein Gespräch mit Barbara Cassin

Author(s): Cassin, Barbara
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Google is not only a worldwide enterprise that represents like no other the power of search engines and the Internet in general. In this interview from 2009 Barbara Cassin analyzes Google's rhetoric and sense of mission, which is “to organize all the information in the world.” Cassin characterizes this claim as global, violent and total, and shows that it also influences contemporary notions of democracy, culture and science. In the course of the conversation, it becomes clear that this influence not only has positive effects.

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Cassin, Barbara: Google Control. Ein Gespräch mit Barbara Cassin. In: ZMK Zeitschrift für Medien- und Kulturforschung, Jg. 6 (2015), Nr. 2, S. 161-170. DOI:
 author = {Cassin, Barbara},
 title = {Google Control. Ein Gespräch mit Barbara Cassin},
 year = 2015,
 doi = "\url{}",
 volume = 6,
 address = {Hamburg},
 journal = {ZMK Zeitschrift für Medien- und Kulturforschung},
 number = 2,
 pages = {161--170},
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