Tarleton Gillespie

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Recently, the major U.S. music and movie companies have pursued a dramatic renovation in their approach to copyright enforcement. This shift, from the 'code' of law to the 'code' of software, looks to technologies themselves to regulate or make unavailable those uses of content traditionally handled through law. Critics worry about the 'compliance' rules(More)
This essay examines how online content providers such as YouTube are positioning themselves to users, clients, advertisers, and policymakers. One term in particular, " platform, " helps reveal the contours of this discursive work. " Platform " has been deployed by these content providers in both their populist appeals to users and their marketing pitches to(More)
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In CSCW and information science research today, the worlds of design, practice, and policy are often held separate, speaking to different audiences, venues, and fields of expertise. But many growing areas of CSCW work, including mobile, cloud, and social computing, run into problems precisely at this intersection. This paper presents a model for(More)
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