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Beyond Web Intermediaries: A Framework for Securing Digital Content on Client Systems

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Beyond Web Intermediaries: A Framework for Securing Digital Content on Client Systems
—The move to begin to place liabilities for copyright violations on internet intermediaries such as ISPs and Cyber Cafes as a result of contents allowed through their networks is a welcome development in the fight against copyright violations and piracy of digital contents. Beyond this however, experts must also realize that consumers of content have unguided opportunities to exploit digital content for undue gains once placed at their disposals. This is particularly possible as a result of the intrinsic properties of digital contents when compared to analog contents such as newspapers and transmissions from satellite cable stations. For example, multiple replications of digital contents can be carried out in the comfort of a client’s home using modern technologies such as CD-R/W or burners without degradation in quality. To counter this threats, new security technologies are required that persistently protect content throughout its lifetime. Conditional Access Systems (CAS) has be...
Stella C. Chiemeke, Olumide B. Longe
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Type Conference
Year 2007
Where WCE
Authors Stella C. Chiemeke, Olumide B. Longe
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