The user-led disruption : self-(re)broadcasting at Justin.tv and elsewhere
Bruns, Axel (2009) The user-led disruption : self-(re)broadcasting at Justin.tv and elsewhere. In Geerts, David, Cesar, Pablo, & De Grooff, Dirk (Eds.) EuroITV '09 : Seventh European Interactive Television Conference, 3-5 June 2009, Leuven, Belgium.
The rise of videosharing and self-(re)broadcasting Web services is posing new threats to a television industry already struggling with the impact of filesharing networks. This paper outlines these threats, focussing especially on the DIY re-broadcasting of live sports using Websites such as Justin.tv and a range of streaming media networks built on peer-to-peer filesharing technology.
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