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Objects of regulation




Having examined the notion of media, concepts associated with media and the concept and practice of regulation, this module will focus on the objects of regulation. Specifically, we will deal with regulations concerning pornography and surveillance.

1) Playblog: Pornography, Performance and Cyberspace:

This article provides an analytical framework into understanding the anxieties and the logics that have gone behind the framing laws concerning pornography. The article also fundamentally questions what constitutes pornography and how does one understand pornography in the context of cyberspace.

Link found here

2) Shuddhabratha Sengupta: "Signatures of the Apocalypse"

This article investigates the nature of surveillance that has been and is being instituted by the state. It looks at the complexities that surveillance laws bring in when they are implemented. The article also examines how subject categories are produced with the implementation of surveillance techniques.

Link found here


 






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