Anjali Vats: “The everdayness and banality of piratical trauma fuels desires for intellectual property maximalism and intellectual property criminalization, which reproduce the very conditions which gave rise to the trauma.”
Podcast, Nancy Baym: “Artist-Audience Relations in the Age of Social Media”
Nancy Baym, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research New England, asks how direct access to fans changes what it means to be an artist.
“Piracy is the Future of Television”
Online piracy is the preferred means of acquiring television for large numbers of people not because it is free, but because it is the best means.
Homebrew and the Social Construction of Gaming: Community, Creativity, and Legal Context of Amateur Game Boy Advance Development
Challenging the common social construction of game development, which perceives the activity only within its commercial, corporate realm.