Hybrid Vigor: Mashups, Cyborgs and Other Necessary Monsters
I/S: A Journal for Law & Policy, Vol. 6, pp. 1-12, 2010
14 Pages Posted: 25 Jan 2010 Last revised: 28 Jan 2010
Date Written: January 25, 2010
Does remix matter? This brief comment addresses the critique of importance, arguing that remix culture as well as the popular/mass culture from which it springs are of vital importance to human flourishing, invoking Donna Haraway's concept of the cyborg to investigate the fluidity, dynamism, and monstrousness of remixes and remixers.
Keywords: fair use, remix, mashups
JEL Classification: D11, F13, K10
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