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Humlab HITS: VidAngel among Demons: Religion, Video Filtering, and U.S. Copyright Laws

Tid Torsdag 17 oktober, 2019 kl. 13:15 - 14:00
Plats Humlab

Gavin Feller, Humlab, presenterar kommande forskningsprojekt om filtering av video. Seminariet hålls på engelska.


"Recently, a U.S. court case found VidAngel—a Mormon-owned video filtering company—to be in violation of copyright law. VidAngel was fined several million dollars for removing objectional content from DVDs that were later streamed at a cost to subscribers of its service. I am interested in the religious ideologies that influence VidAngel as a company, its subscribers, and the larger video filtering industry. The legal implications of emerging technologies, such as streaming, and copyright is a popular topic. However, very few have sought to understand the role of religion as a driving force."

About Humlab HITS

The seminars in Humlab HITS have the character of informal round table discussions, where the participants are persons employed in or affiliated with Humlab - or people interested in digital humanities and who want to be part of the network.

The elements of Humlab HITS have different character and content: workshops on research applications, presentation and discussion of texts that are work-in-progress or conversations around the table about research and research methods in the digital humanities.

Arrangör: Humlab
Evenemangstyp: Seminarium
Jon Svensson
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Evelina Liliequist
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