Trash streaming: concept, characteristics and methodological principles in foreign legislation
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Live webcasts provide an opportunity for both streamers and their audience to participate in the digital social life of the community. This participation is connected, among other things, with the possibility of disseminating content that is considered socially harmful. Although “waste flow” have been popular in legal literature in Central Europe for several years, they have not yet been given due attention by representatives of forensic science. This study attempts to overcome the problem. Based on a long-term observation of the activity of “waste flows” and a thorough review of relevant legal literature and media reports, the authors provide a detailed description of “waste flows”, highlighting the differences in the terminology and definition used, in particular, in Poland and other foreign countries. The article provides some methodological guidelines to study “waste flows”. The authors have developed these recommendations on the basis of the literature analysis and their own research experience.

social pathology, online communication, live broadcast, hate speech, usergenerated content, trash content
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