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Infusing Privacy Norms in DRM - Incentives and Perspectives from Law

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Infusing Privacy Norms in DRM - Incentives and Perspectives from Law
: This paper outlines some basic characteristics of digital rights management (DRM) systems, as well as the ways that DRM systems can threaten user privacy. The author asserts that consent-based privacy laws are alone insufficient to address privacy threats posed by DRM. The author suggests that privacy norms can be infused in DRM design and implementation and that the interests of end-users, DRM engineers and DRM users support striving toward that goal. Key words: Digital rights management, copyright, privacy, law, legal aspects. It is a commonplace that the characteristic virtue of Englishmen is their power of sustained practical activity, and their characteristic vice a reluctance to test the quality of that activity by reference to principles. [...] Most generations, it might be said, walk in a path which they neither make nor discover, but accept; the main thing is that they should march. The blinkers worn by Englishmen enable them to trot all the more steadily along the beaten ro...
Alex Cameron
Added 31 Oct 2010
Updated 31 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2004
Where IFIP11
Authors Alex Cameron
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