Posts Tagged “fandom”

IP or Censorship: Viacom issues take-down for racism protest

By | May 4, 2009

Recently, Viacom, in the process of of trying to “protect” their intellectual property not only managed to make copyright claims on original transformative work that is protected under fair use, they managed to censor political protest against racism in the process. (one of the revised shirt designs available at racebending.com) In one of their “routine […]

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Dis/locating Audiences: transnational media, collaborative imaginaries, and the online circulation of East Asian TV drama

By | March 25, 2009

I’ve been a somewhat inconsistent updater since I started this blog and this is due almost entirely to the research vortex that has consumed my life, which is more commonly known as my MIT master’s thesis. As some of you may (or may not) know, a significant portion of my energies right now are devoted […]

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