Copyright Gossip: Exploring Copyright Opinions, Theories, and Strategies on YouTube

@article{Kaye2021CopyrightGE,
  title={Copyright Gossip: Exploring Copyright Opinions, Theories, and Strategies on YouTube},
  author={D. Bondy Valdovinos Kaye and Joanne Elizabeth Gray},
  journal={Social Media + Society},
  year={2021},
  volume={7}
}
This study investigates copyright discourses on YouTube. Through a qualitative content analysis of 144 YouTube videos, we explore how YouTube creators understand copyright law, how they minimize risks posed by copyright infringement, and how they navigate a highly technical and dynamic copyright enforcement ecosystem. Our findings offer insights into how digitally situated cultural producers are impacted by and respond to automated content moderation. This is important because increasingly… 

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