Co-sponsored by

WG 6.11
Sponsored by

Gesellschaft fuer Informatik e.V.
Working Group ECOM
TU Ilmenau Virtual Goods

Virtual Goods 2003

International Workshop for
Technology, Economy, Social and Legal Aspects of
Virtual Goods,
May 22 - 24 2003 in Ilmenau, Germany.

Key note speaker: Karlheinz Brandenburg

Invited Talk: Einar Stefferud, Internet Visionary (First Virtual), Huntington Beach, CA, USA

The workshop program

Topics of interest include, but are not restricted to, the following aspects:

  • Digital rights management
  • Peer-to-Peer systems
  • Payment for virtual goods
  • New business models for virtual goods
  • Solution architectures
  • Legal aspects
  • Inter-cultural aspects
  • Security and privacy
  • Content protection
  • Watermarking
  • Cryptographic mechanisms
  • Virtual phenomena, e.g., presence, id, storage...
  • Semantic content, e.g. recognition, plagiarism, identification

Visit also:

2nd Thuringian Media Workshop in the same week (May 20 - 21) in Erfurt
(only 30 min. from Ilmenau)


08/26/2003 4FO and Fraunhofer IIS presenting Potato System at IFA Berlin

08/25/2003 At the 15th Popkomm. in Cologne (Germany) 4FO presents together with Fraunhofer IIS AEMT the Potato System.

06/05/2003 The Virtual Goods mailing list is available now.

04/10/2003 The final workshop program is on-line.

03/04/2003 At CeBIT 4FO and the Fraunhofer-Arbeitsgruppe für Elektronische Medientechnologie present the Potato System and the Potato Box.

03/01/2003 Extended Deadline for Virtual Goods 2003.

01/06/2003 At the 37th Midem in Cannes Fraunhofer and 4FO present the Potato System.

10/01/2002 At the 113th AES in Los Angeles Fraunhofer presents the Potato System.