Strangers in the swarm
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Kent, Mike. 2012. Strangers in the swarm, in Brabazon, T. (ed), Digital dialogues and community 2.0: After avatars, trolls and puppets, pp. 87-98. Oxford: Chandos Publishing.
Digital Dialogues abd Community 2.0: After Avatars, Trolls abd Puppets
What happens economically, culturally and socially in file sharing ‘communities’? This chapter enters the Bit Torrent swarm and explores the complex, intricate and yet rule-bound relationships in this transitory community.