Platform Economy vs. Piracy: The (Un)Expected Consequences of Online Media Consumption
Medien und Recht International, Vol. 15., Issue 2/2018, p. 57-60.
5 Pages Posted: 25 Jul 2018 Last revised: 28 Sep 2018
Date Written: June 15, 2018
P2P file-sharing dominated the illegal online uses of copyrighted materials since its appearance in 1999. In 2012, I have concluded my research on this field in a monograph. Six years passed by and it is time to double-check what foreseeable consequences came through and how some other unexpected developments have changed the landscape of copyright law.
Keywords: platform economy, copyright law, online media consumption, file-sharing, law enforcement, piracy
JEL Classification: K10, K11, K19, K30, K49, O34
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