La trahison des Google Images, 2014, URL
"In the digital environment, “folk art” can have the same reach as mass media. Nonetheless, digital folk art, at least at present, seems to have similar temporal and influence-based underpinnings as did traditional folk art, but with the possibility for influence and interplay on a global rather than local or regional scale. This interplay is affected significantly, however, by the ownership regimes developed to support the industrial information economy—in particular by copyright."
Steve Carson - Folk art in the digital age