By Jonas Andersson Schwarz
It's obvious that dossier sharing on the web has develop into an rising norm of media intake in particular between children. This publication presents a severe standpoint in this phenomenon, exploring matters concerning dossier sharing, downloading, peer-to-peer networks, "piracy," and (not least) coverage concerns concerning those practices.
Andersson Schwartz severely engages with the justificatory discourses of the particular file-sharers, taking Sweden as a geographic concentration. by means of concentrating on the instance of Sweden domestic to either The Pirate Bay and Spotify he offers a special perception right into a mentality that drives either innovation and deviance and incorporates sharing in either its unadulterated and its compliant, business-friendly kinds.
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