publication . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017

Thumbnail Images: Uncertainties, Infrastructures and Search Engines

Nanna Bonde Thylstrup; Stina Teilmann;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
Abstract
This article argues that thumbnail images are infrastructural images that raise issues of uncertainty in two distinct, but interrelated, areas: a legal question of how to define, understand and govern visual information infrastructures, in particular image search systems in epistemological and strategic terms; and a cultural question of how human-computer interaction design works with navigational uncertainty, both as an experience to be managed and a resource to be exploited. This paper considers two copyright infringement cases that involved search engines as defendants, Kelly v. Arriba Soft (2003) and Perfect 10, Inc. v. Amazon.com, Inc. and A9.com Inc. and G...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMethodologies_IMAGEPROCESSINGANDCOMPUTERVISIONComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTING
free text keywords: Thumbnail images, copyright, image search, infrastructures, Human-Computer Interaction, Computational Theory and Mathematics, Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design, Thumbnail, Search engine, Multimedia, computer.software_genre, computer, Digital culture, Computer science
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publication . Article . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017

Thumbnail Images: Uncertainties, Infrastructures and Search Engines

Nanna Bonde Thylstrup; Stina Teilmann;