ABSTRACT At the forefront of online streaming video, YouTube has expanded access to a rich spectrum of televisual material and suggests the potential for democratization of media memories and fl ows. Yet, the site also introduces new ways to regulate and deny access to such content under the guise of enforcing copyright.
Youtube: Where Cultural Memory and Copyright Converge
LUCAS HILDERBRAND is Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Irvine. His book Inherent Vice: Bootleg Histories of Videotape and Copyright is forthcoming from Duke University Press.
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Lucas Hilderbrand; Youtube: Where Cultural Memory and Copyright Converge. Film Quarterly 1 September 2007; 61 (1): 48–57. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.61.1.48
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