Geoblocking and global video culture

Ramon Lobato (Editor), James Meese (Editor)

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Abstract

How do global audiences use streaming platforms like YouTube, Netflix and iPlayer? How does the experience of digital video change according to location? What strategies do people use to access out-of-region content? What are the commercial and governmental motivations behind geoblocking?

Geoblocking and Global Video Culture explores the cultural implications of access control and circumvention in an age of VPNs. Featuring seventeen chapters from diverse critical positions and locations – including China, Iran, Malaysia, Turkey, Cuba, Brazil, USA, Sweden and Australia.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
PublisherInstitute of Network Cultures
Number of pages203
ISBN (Print)9789492302038
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2016

Publication series

NameTheory on Demand
PublisherInstitute of Network Cultures
No.18

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