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The Pirate Bay: Contribution to Mobilization

Jessica L. Beyer

in Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199330751
eISBN:
9780199395026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330751.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 examines political mobilization on The Pirate Bay, a popular file-sharing site. It argues that in the case of The Pirate Bay, the technological space appears to be anonymous, unregulated, ... More


Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization

Jessica L. Beyer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199330751
eISBN:
9780199395026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330751.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Expect Us focuses on four online communities—Anonymous (4chan.org), The Pirate Bay, World of Warcraft, and the IGN.com posting boards. In all of these online communities, members engaged deeply with ... More


Online Communities and Political Mobilization

Jessica L. Beyer

in Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199330751
eISBN:
9780199395026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330751.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 1 articulates the central research question, outlines the argument in the book, explains the four cases, and unpacks major concepts. It articulates the argument that key structural features ... More


Platform, Storage or Bulletin Board? The Swedish Pirate Bay Court Case

Stefan Larsson

in Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The definition or branding of the BitTorrent site The Pirate Bay (TPB), a sort of analogical characterisation of what TPB “really” is, was a key issue in the Swedish court case against it. That would ... More


Copies: A Metaphoric Expansion of Copyright

Stefan Larsson

in Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The chapter utilises the conceptual metaphor theory outlined above to analyse how the concept of “copy” in copyright law is expanding in a digital society to cover more phenomena than originally ... More


Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Stefan Larsson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book makes a significant contribution to sociolegal analysis and also represents a valuable contribution to conceptual metaphor theory. By utilising the case of copyright in a digital context it ... More


Conceptions of Copyright

Stefan Larsson

in Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter addresses the specific legal field of copyright and the challenges of ‘piracy’ or online file-sharing by studying what type of metaphors file-sharers employ to conceptualise copyright ... More


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