Feb 2 2010 12:30pm to Feb 2 2010 12:30pm

Media Piracy in Emerging Economies

Joe Karaganis, Social Science Research Council

Tuesday, February 2, 12:30 pm
Berkman Center, 23 Everett Street, second floor
RSVP required for those attending in person (rsvp@cyber.law.harvard.edu)
This event will be webcast live at 12:30 pm ET and archived on our site shortly after.

Joe Karaganis will discuss findings from a forthcoming six-country study of media piracy, including work on Russia, India, Brazil, Mexico, and South Africa.  The study provides a rare empirical look at the organization of piracy and enforcement in developing countries, and explores the transformation of both as the optical disk economy give way to digital distribution.

About Joe

Joe Karaganis directs SSRC projects on media, technology, and culture, including the 'Necessary Knowledge for a Democratic Public Sphere' Program and the 'Culture, Creativity, and Information Technology' Program. His research focuses on the relationship between digital convergence and cultural production, and has recently included work on media piracy, broadband adoption, and data policy. He is editor of Structures of Participation in Digital Culture (2007) and of the forthcoming Toward Detente in Media Piracy (2010). He has also worked as a consultant for the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations.

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