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Geoblocking and Global Video Culture

ByRamon LobatoJames Meese

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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 – the book offers a wide-ranging analysis of region control in digital media industries.

Details

Publication Date
Jan 21, 2016
Language
English
ISBN
9789492302045
Category
Biographies & Memoirs
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Ramon Lobato, By (author): James Meese

Specifications

Pages
202
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
Royal (6.14 x 9.21 in / 156 x 234 mm)

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