Intellectual Property

The Technical and Legal Dangers of Code-Based Fair Use Enforcement


Type: Research Paper
Year: 2004

"The Technical and Legal Dangers of Code-Based Fair Use Enforcement," written by Clinic Director Deirdre Mulligan and John Erickson, discusses policy enforcement when it comes to content use. The paper analyzes digital rights management (DRM) and how it evaluates usage control policies. DRM is a type of technology that seeks to implement copyright-protecting controls as well as enforce public policies. The paper also discusses the challenges faced by technologies that mimic social policies.

Citation
"The Technical and Legal Dangers of Code-Based Fair Use Enforcement" (with John S. Erickson), in PROCEEDINGS OF THE IEEE, SPECIAL ISSUE ON: ENABLING SECURITY TECHNOLOGIES FOR DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT (Vol. 92, No. 6, June 2004).

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