Elisa Kreisinger on Fair Use(r): Art and Copyright Online [AUDIO]

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With the democratization of content creation came the democratization of the overzealous copyright claim. Do private agreements between copyright holders and hosting platforms such as YouTube’s Content ID system compromise artist’s fair use rights?

In this open discussion Elisa Kreisinger — Brooklyn-based video artist and artist-in-residence at Public Knowledge — invites artists, users, and lawyers to share their copyright experiences with hosting platforms, and debate the future of distributing digital arts works online.

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  1. What embedded qualities should our tools have? | research.radical-openness

    February 8, 2015 @ 7:51 am

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    […] Control, Access & Ownership of Data A related issue to privacy is the right to know how our behaviors are traced and how much we have control over the data that is collected from us. We also only have good guesses how our data is sold forward to third parties. Another ownership issue to consider specially in artistic production is ‘fair use’ especially this plays a role when publishing e.g. videos. Various platforms treat remix culture differently. In copyright issues the power relations between individual artist and companies is often unequal and big distributors are lobbying for their perspective. There is not much an artist can do when a remix work is deleted from e.g. Youtube. […]

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