Co-sponsored by

WG 6.11
Sponsored by

Gesellschaft fuer Informatik e.V.
Working Group ECOM
Sponsored by

Uni Ilmenau Virtual Goods

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5th International Workshop for Technical, Economic and Legal Aspects
of Business Models for Virtual Goods
incorporating the 3rd International ODRL Workshop

Oct 11 - 13 2007 in Koblenz, Germany.

The German rivers Mosel and Rhein meet at the Deutsches Eck. See in the middle William I, German Emperor.
Picture taken from Wikipedia Deutsches Eck

Keynote speakers:

Dr. Susanne Guth, Technical Lead Music/DRM, o2 Germany, Munich

Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Brandenburg, Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology, Ilmenau

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

  • Digital rights management
  • Technical solutions, user acceptance, copyright restrictions for DRM
  • ODRL Rights Expression Language
  • Fraud management
  • New business models and solution architectures
  • Peer-to-Peer systems
  • Virtual goods services such as payment and delivery
  • The economic role and perspective of the actors
  • The economic/cultural/legal impact on the society
  • Security and privacy
  • Content protection (watermarking, encryption, signatures)


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