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Una contribución a la crítica de la economía política del capitalismo informacional transnacional

  title={Una contribuci{\'o}n a la cr{\'i}tica de la econom{\'i}a pol{\'i}tica del capitalismo informacional transnacional},
  author={Christian Fuchs},
The purpose of this article is to discuss the micro and macro economical changes related to the information and communication technologies (TIC). There are discussed key concepts to understand contemporary society, introducing the notion of informational / web transnational capitalism. Subsequently, the causes of contemporary social changes are outlined, as well as a discussion on some important aspects of capital accumulation done through products and TIC. We conclude with the concepts that… 

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