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Digital Rights Management : Technological, Economic, Legal and Political Aspects - Eberhard Becker

Digital Rights Management

Technological, Economic, Legal and Political Aspects

By: Eberhard Becker (Editor), Willms Buhse (Editor), Dirk Gunnewig (Editor), Niels Rump (Editor)

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Published: 4th November 2003
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Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a topic of interest to a wide range of people from various backgrounds: engineers and technicians, legal academics and lawyers, economists and business practitioners. The two conferences on the issue held in 2000 and 2002 in Berlin, Germany, brought these people together for fruitful discussions. This book continues this process by providing insights into the three main areas that DRM in?uences and that DRM is influenced by: technology, economics, and law and politics. Looking at the first results of the two conferences we would like to emphasize three aspects. Firstly, DRM is a fairly young topic with many issues still - resolved. Secondly, there is still an acute lack of objective information about DRM and the consequences of using (or not using) DRM in our Information Society. And, finally, only open discussions amongst all the interested parties and people from different scientific and practical backgrounds can help to create a foundation on which DRM can actually become useful.

DRM as an Interlocking Challenge for Different Scientific Disciplines: Introductionp. 1
Digital Rights Management: Technological Aspectsp. 3
Definition, Aspects, and Overviewp. 3
Requirements for DRM Systemsp. 16
Components of DRM Systemsp. 26
Identification and Metadatap. 26
Authentication, Identification Techniques, and Secure Containers - Baseline Technologiesp. 62
Digital Watermarkingp. 81
Content Based Identification (Fingerprinting)p. 93
Rights Expression Languagesp. 101
Electronic Payment Systemsp. 113
Mobile DRMp. 138
A Sample DRM Systemp. 150
DRM and Standardization - Can DRM Be Standardized?p. 162
Trusted Platforms, DRM, and Beyondp. 178
DRM Under Attack: Weaknesses in Existing Systemsp. 206
If Piracy Is the Problem, Is DRM the Answer?p. 224
Digital Rights Management: Economic Aspectsp. 234
The Basic Economic Theory of Copyingp. 234
Facing the Music: Value Driven Electronic Markets, Networks and Value Webs in Economic Integration of Digital Productsp. 250
Creating a Framework for Business Models for Digital Content - Mobile Music as Case Studyp. 271
Impacts of DRM on Internet Based Innovationp. 288
Evaluating Consumer Acceptance for Protected Digital Contentp. 301
Lessons from Content-for-Free Distribution Channelsp. 321
Standardization in DRM - Trends and Recommendationsp. 334
The Darknet and the Future of Content Protectionp. 344
Digital Rights Management: Legal and Political Aspectsp. 366
Protection of Digital Content and DRM Technologies in the USAp. 366
Protection under US Copyright Lawp. 366
The Copyright Wars - A Computer Scientist's View of Copyright in the U.S.p. 383
Protection of Digital Content and DRM Technologies in the European Unionp. 405
European Copyright - Yesterday, Today, Tomorrowp. 405
DRM and Privacy - Legal Aspects in the European Unionp. 418
Private Copying and Levies for Information- and Communication-Technologies and Storage Media in Europep. 447
Tipping the Scale in Favor of the Right Holders: The European Anti-Circumvention Provisionsp. 462
Protection of Digital Content - Germanyp. 479
The German Copyright - Yesterday, Today, Tomorrowp. 479
Copy Protection by DRM in the EU and Germany: Legal Aspectsp. 502
Implementation of the European Info Directive in German Law and Its Consequences for Teaching and Researchp. 520
New Copyright for the Digital Age: Political Conflicts in Germanyp. 528
Copyright Dilemma: Access Right as a Postmodern Symbol of Copyright Deconstruction?p. 574
Business, Technology, and Law - Interrelations of Three Scientific Perspectives on DRMp. 587
The Present and Future of DRM - Musings on Emerging Legal Problemsp. 597
Getting Insights: DRM Conferences 2000 and 2002p. 655
B: Authorsp. 685
C: Referencesp. 701
D: Indexp. 799
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ISBN: 9783540404651
ISBN-10: 3540404651
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science,
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 812
Published: 4th November 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 4.14
Weight (kg): 1.13