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Copyright, privacy and digital rights management (DRM)

D Lindsay, S Ricketson

New Dimensions in Privacy Law: International and Comparative Perspectives | Published : 2006


The combination of tracking technology and online licensing on the one hand, and extra-copyright limitations based in privacy rights on the other, would in my opinion yield a better copyright regime than many national laws now afford with respect to the problem of private copying. Jane C. Ginsburg. Introduction: The quotation from Jane Ginsburg provides a useful entry point into the subject of this chapter: the relationship between copyright law, privacy laws and the emerging phenomenon of digital rights management (DRM). There can be little doubt that the production and distribution of copyright-protected material in digital form has created challenges for its owners, in particular new hori..

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