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INDICARE Monitor — About Consumer and User Issues of Digital Rights Management Solutions, ISSN 1614-287X

The INDICARE Monitor is the electronic periodical of the EU-funded project INDICARE that was published every last Friday of a month. For more about editorial issues see the Masthead.

INDICARE Monitor Vol 1, 2004/2005 is available for download:

INDICARE Monitor Vol 2, 2005/2006 is available for download

INDICARE Monitor Issues: Download: Table of Contents:
Vol. 2, No. 12, 24 February 2006 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 2, No. 11, 27 January 2006 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 2, No. 10, 23 December 2005 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 2, No. 9, 25 November 2005 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 2, No. 8, 28 October 2005 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 2, No. 7, 30 September 2005 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 2, No. 6, 26 August 2005 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 2, No. 5, 29 July 2005 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 2, No. 4, 24 June 2005 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 2, No. 3, 30 May 2005 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 2, No. 2, 29 April 2005 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 2, No. 1, 25 March 2005 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 1, No. 9, 25 February 2005 [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 1, No. 8, 28 January 2005: [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 1, No. 6/7, 17 December 2004: [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 1, No. 5, 29 October 2004: [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 1, No. 4, 24 September 2004: [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 1, No. 3, 27 August 2004: [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 1, No. 2, 30 July 2004: [pdf] [TOC]
Vol. 1, No. 1, 25 June 2004: [pdf] [TOC]

Articles after February 2006

The progress of DRM in the United States — Part 2: New DRM technologies and content markets
by Bill Rosenblatt

The progress of DRM in the United States — Part 1: The legal background
by Bill Rosenblatt

The French legislation on DRM interoperability: right problem, wrong solution
by Bill Rosenblatt

GPLv3 tribulations
by Mara Rossini

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Volume 2, Number 12, 24 February 2006

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Editorial
by Knud Böhle

Digital video usage and DRM: Results from the second INDICARE survey
by Nicole Dufft

Human factors of DRM – A tour d'horizon
Report about the fifth INDICARE workshop
by Kristóf Kerényi

DRM and contract terms
by Lars Grøndal

Copyright law as an enigma for laypersons and the need for iRights.info
by Matthias Spielkamp

Christophe R. vs Warner Music: French court bans private-copying hostile DRM
by Natali Helberger

Vive la Balance! Pleading for a French revolution of copyright
by Natali Helberger

DRM beyond copyright enforcement – alternative models for content distribution
by Daniel A. Nagy

The Future Digital Economy: A session report on DRM
by Philipp Bohn

Research into user-(un)friendly DRM. A review
by Knud Böhle

Focus theme: Trust, DRM, TC

Consumers should welcome "effective" DRM – if it meets their needs
by Mark Bide

Trusted computing for digital rights management
by Robert A. Gehring

OpenTC – an open approach to trusted virtualization
by Dirk Kuhlmann

The role of Trusted Computing in Digital Rights Management within the OpenTC project
by Florian Schreiner, Michael Pramateftakis and Oliver Welter

iPod’s hegemony challenged – new music-enabled smart phones enter the market
by Gergely Tódt

Legal risk assessment of Trusted Computing. A review
by Arnd Weber and Dirk A. Weber

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Volume 2, Number 11, 27 January 2006

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Editorial
by Knud Böhle

Digital rights management and people with sight loss
by David Mann

Trusted intermediaries are key to accessible content delivery
by David Crombie, Roger Lenoir, David Mann, Neil McKenzie,

Digital rights management and accessibility
by Zoltán Nagy

DRM interoperability and reusability through a generic software architecture
by Sam Michiels, Koen Buyens, Kristof Verslype, Wouter Joosen and Bart De Decker

DRM for digital broadcasting in Japan
by Kiyohiko Ishikawa

The Sony BMG rootkit scandal. Consumers in the US finally wake up. And march to courts…
by Natali Helberger

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Volume 2, Number 10, 23 December 2005

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Editorial
by Knud Böhle

Some of the reasons for BEUC's Campaign on Consumers’ Digital Rights
by Cornelia Kutterer

Music services are incompatible – A research of what we already know
by Kristóf Kerényi

DVB-CPCM — First steps towards an open standard for a content protection and copy management system from the DVB
by Chris Hibbert

DRMTICS 2005 – a truly interdisciplinary forum for DRM research. A conference report
by Wanqing Li, Rei Safavi-Naini and Nicholas Sheppard

Axmedis plus = technology + users + consumers. A report on the 1st International Conference on Automated Production of Cross Media Content for Multi-channel Distribution (Axmedis 2005)
by Gergely Tóth

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Volume 2, Number 9, 25 November 2005

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Editorial
by Knud Böhle

Intrusive DRM: The cases of Sony BMG, StarForce and Microsoft
by Philipp Bohn

Rights management and the revolution in e-publishing
by Bill Rosenblatt

Google Book Search: fostering public access in a controlled way. INDICARE-Interview by Knud Böhle
with Jens Redmer

Commission Recommendation on cross border licensing: Last train boarding now!
by Margreet Groenenboom

DRM researchers do not disregard consumer acceptability any more. A report on the fifth ACM workshop on Digital Rights Management
by Kristóf Kerényi

Governing the interrelation of information markets and the public domain. A review
by Knud Böhle

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Volume 2, Number 8, 28 October 2005

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Editorial
by Knud Böhle

Profitable piracy and content degradation. An alternative to strong content protection
by Vural Ünlü

Magnatune – A voluntary-based model for online music
by Tobias Regner and Javier Barria

Can TPMs help create a commons? Looking at whether and how TPMs and Creative Commons licenses can work together
by Jordan S. Hatcher

Virgin Media versus iTunes. Using competition law as tool to enforce access to DRM … and failing
by Natali Helberger

The OECD takes on digital content
by Philipp Bohn

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Volume 2, Number 7, 30 September 2005

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Editorial
by Knud Böhle

Online music markets in China
The broader picture and the role of copyright and DRM
by Lucy Montgomery

Online music in Hungary
by Kristóf Kerényi

Popkomm 2005: DRM not in the focus
by Nicole Dufft

Improving cross border licensing practices for online music stores
The European Commission's view
by Margreet Groenenboom

Helping libraries manage digital rights
Standards for the electronic communication of licensing terms
by Brian Green

Business models and rights management for eLearning in Europe
Findings of the OrmeE project
by Paola Mazzucchi

Digital rights in the information society
Opportunities and challenges regarding citizens’ access to information
by Jacob Skjødt Nielsen

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Volume 2, Number 6, 26 August 2005

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Editorial
by Knud Böhle

Science can’t accept technical barriers of content use!
INDICARE-Interview by Ulrich Riehm
with Arnoud de Kemp

Protecting the entertainment industry against commercial piracy.
INDICARE-Interview by Margreet Groenenboom
with Tim Kuik

Not so silly after all – new hope for private copying
by Natali Helberger

Attitudes towards DRM in the Independent music sector
by Philipp Bohn

Mobile DRM convergence
by Philipp Bohn

The ungrateful task of establishing a new technology
Some lessons from the DRM Strategies Conference 2005
by Thorsten Wichmann

Digital Media Project – Part II: Chances of an open standard
by Ernö Jeges and Kristóf Kerényi

Managing copyright in a digital world
An introduction to the contributions model and the Rights Office System
by Nicholas Bentley

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Volume 2, Number 5, 29 July 2005

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Editorial
by Knud Böhle

Creative Humbug? Bah the humbug, let’s get creative!
by Mia Garlick

A breakdown of consumer protection law in the light of digital products
by Martien Schaub

What Norwegian politicians should know about DRM
by Christine Hafskjold

Podcasting-profit-possibilities. Will DRM invade the scene?
by Nicole Dufft

eBooks - The stony road to success and the role of DRM
by Philipp Bohn

TIRAMISU: That's unobtrusive DRM in the home domain
by Boštjan Maruši?, Philippe de Cuetos, Laurent Piron, Zvi Lifshitz

ODRL workshop 2005 report
by Susanne Guth, Renato Iannella, Carlos Serrão

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Volume 2, Number 4, 24 June 2005

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Editorial
by Knud Böhle

Copyright - complexity – confusion. "The basic approach to copyright needs rethinking". INDICARE-interview by Nicole Dufft
by Till Kreutzer

Creative Humbug. Personal feelings about the Creative Commons licenses
by Péter Benjamin Tóth

Licences for open access to scientific publications – a German perspective
by Ellen Euler

Norwegian implementation of the EUCD Article 6
by Thomas Rieber-Mohn

Contractual balance in digital content services
by Timo Ruikka

Rent-A-Star: Do you subscribe to digital music?
by Philipp Bohn

P2P sharing: Commercialize it!
by Philipp Bohn

Digital Media Project – Part I. Towards an interoperable DRM platform
by Ernö Jeges

DRM: from theory to implementations. Report from a course in Louvain-la-Neuve, 17-19 May 2005
by Ernö Jeges

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Volume 2, Number 3, 30 May 2005

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Editorial
by Knud Böhle

Digital music usage and DRM. Results from a representative consumer survey
by Nicole Dufft

The use of digital rights management in document supply
by Andrew Braid

National libraries, preservation and digital rights management. INDICARE-interview by Knud Böhle
by Tobias Steinke

Digital rights management and mass amateurization
by Dan Hunter

Consumer acceptance of digital rights management systems
by Marc Fetscherin

Real money for virtual items: A case for DRM?
by Danny Vogeley

Preparing for the Iditarod of the digital world
by Natali Helberger

A2K: Access to Knowledge – Make it happen
by Natali Helberger

First Supplement of the INDICARE State-of-the-Art Report released
by INDICARE Team

INDICARE consumer survey on digital music published
by Nicole Dufft

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Volume 2, Number 2, 29 April 2005

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Editorial
by Knud Böhle,

QA Focus information for digital libraries. A case study of CC implementation
by Marieke Guy and Brian Kelly

The role of digital rights management in Open Access
by Richard Poynder

Fair use licensing in library context
by Pasi Tyrväinen

The role of digital rights management in library lending
by Karen Coyle

Preservation versus exploitation. Dilemmas in the reissue of historical recordings
by Michael Rader

DRM and developing countries. Comments on the INDICARE state of the art report
by Manon Ress

All in one! Volume 1 of the INDICARE Monitor for download
by Knud Böhle

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Volume 2, Number 1, 25 March 2005

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Editorial
by Knud Böhle,

E-Payment and DRM – Integration needed. A brief summary of the second INDICARE workshop in Budapest, February 3, 2005
by Kristóf Kerényi,

Where do DRM- and e-payment systems meet? INDICARE-Interview by Knud Böhle
with Rüdiger Grimm

Critical review of MPEG LA software patent claims. The usage of open source rights expression languages must be royalty free
by Susanne Guth and Renato Iannella

Economic analysis of DRMs roll-out over the Internet
by Olivier Bomsel and Anne-Gaëlle Geffroy

Violation of consumer rights with DRM-based usage control systems. The case of Half-Life 2
by Danny Vogeley

How to implement copyright exceptions in DRM systems. A proposal substantiated for the copyright exceptions in German law
by Dominik Knopf

Comparing the EUCD implementation of various Member States. A review
by Margreet Groenenboom

Better take a long tail look… Three remarks on the first INDICARE state-of-the-art-report
by Timo Ruikka

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Volume 1, Number 9, 25 February 2005

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Obscurity in patent matters. Editorial
by Böhle, Knud

MPEG-LA’s portfolio license – A jumpstart for DRM-based markets? INDICARE-Interview by Thorsten Wichmann
with Horn, Lawrence

Hail to the flag, it’s the 1st of July. The main arguments against the implementation of the US Broadcast Flag
by Lambers, Rik

Thou shalt not mislead thy customer! The pitfalls of labelling and transparency
by Helberger, Natali

Copyright exemptions have to become consumer rights! INDICARE-Interview by Nicole Dufft
with von Braunmühl, Patrick

Need for a comprehensive re-thinking of "DRM" systems and copyright
by Tóth, Péter Benjamin

Report on the 3rd DRM Conference, Berlin, 13th and 14th January 2005
by Orwat, Carsten

Getting the work of MPEG-21 right. A comment to the first INDICARE state-of-the-art-report
by Barlas, Chris

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Volume 1, Number 8, 28 January 2005

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About the mindset of pirates. Editorial
by Böhle, Knud

"Two souls, alas! are lodg'd within my breast ... ". Results of an online-survey on film consumption and piracy
by Langewitz, Oliver

Restriking the balance: from DMCA to DMCRA. A short analysis of the May 2004 Hearing on the Digital Media Consumers' Rights Act
by Lambers, Rik

Digital Rights Management or Digital Content Control
by Tóth, Péter Benjamin

When "playing" isn't "playing" or how to achieve semantic interoperability
by Rump, Niels/Barlas, Chris

DRM at IST 2004
by Hornák, Zoltán

Eight comments on the first INDICARE state-of-the-art-report
by Doctorow, Cory

Another cry in the wind? A review of Indicare's first state-of-the-art report
by Merrill, Philip

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Volume 1, Number 6/7, 17 December 2004

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INDICARE's first state-of-the-art report - food for thought?! Editorial
by Böhle, Knud

Learning from P2P: Evolution of business models for online content
by Rosenblatt, Bill

If you can't beat them, join them - DRM as the future for collecting societies. INDICARE-Interview by Natali Helberger
with Beemsterboer, André

Mobile music in Japan - Japan's reality is our future
by Hess, Jan Michael

Turning infringing users into paying customers - A new trend in anti-piracy
by Jeges, Ernö

Chiariglione's vision: An interoperable DRM platform to the benefit of all. INDICARE-Interview by Knud Böhle
with Chiariglione, Leonardo

Content protection comes first. A report about the Fourth ACM Workshop on Digital Rights Management
by Kerényi, Kristóf

DRM strategies debate in the US - A report from a JupiterMedia Conference
by Kerényi, Kristóf

Announcement from INDICARE: INDICARE State-of-the-Art Report Released

Announcement from INDICARE: Report on the 1st INDICARE Workshop: Business Models for Mobile Music and DRM

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Volume 1, Number 5, 29 October 2004

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Mobile Music is Hot. Editorial
by Wichmann, Thorsten

Net music the Danish way: Locked down and easily cracked
by Nielsen, Kurt Westh

DRM and music: How do rights affect the download price?
by Fetscherin, Marc/Vliestra, Cristina

In search of Greg Koch. A hands-on iTunes experience
by Riehm, Ulrich

The music came to Berlin: Popkomm 2004
by Dufft, Nicole

It's not a right, silly! The private copying exception in practice
by Helberger, Natali

Was it ever a right? What record labels tell us about consumer rights
by Rader, Michael

Who protects the un-protected? Open access publication needs DRM!
by Friend, Frederick J.

Approaching the DRM needs of the educational system in the UK. A review of Intrallect's DRM study on behalf of JISC
by Riehm, Ulrich

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Volume 1, Number 4, 24 September 2004

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"On present trends DRM will make a bad situation worse." A short analysis of the position paper on Digital Rights Management by BEUC. Editorial
by Böhle, Knud

Talking about the BEUC position paper on Digital Rights Management. INDICARE-Interview by Knud Böhle
with Kutterer, Cornelia

Value-centered design of Digital Rights Management. Perspectives on an emerging scholarship
by Bechtold, Stefan

From couch potato to active consumer. Potential impact of bi-directional Rights Expression Languages
by Rump, Niels/Barlas, Chris

DRM and privacy - friends or foes? An introduction to Privacy Rights Management (PRM)
by Tóth, Gergely

Rights locker architecture - the next step? Potential and risks of a new approach to digital content delivery
by Melzer, Roy

"Some rights reserved". Creative Commons in between unlimited copyright and copyright anarchy. INDICARE-Interview by Bettina-Johanna Krings
with Dreier, Thomas

Collecting societies - not yet "six feet under". A brief review of the international symposium "Digital Rights Management: The End of Collecting Societies?" at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland, June 24 and 25, 2004
by Graber, Christoph Beat/Nenova, Tihomira/Girsberger, Michael

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Volume 1, Number 3, 27 August 2004

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Knock out by copyright expiration. The JibJab Media Inc. v Ludlow Music Inc. copyright affair watched from a distance. Editorial
by Böhle, Knud

Open DRM standards for interoperable mobile services. The Open Mobile Alliance releases OMA DRM 2.0 — moving from OMA 1.0 onwards
by Buhse, Willms

Contest of Formats. The race of audio formats is advanced, while the race for interoperability of protected formats is just about to start
by Tóth, Gergely

The tension between interoperability and information security. Compulsory licensing of information security technology
by van Daalen, Ot

The right to resell. Will eBay finally allow secondary markets for digital media?
by Niehüser, Lutz

Musicians' voice to be heard! What musicians think of file sharing, DRM, and copy protection
by Riehm, Ulrich

Code is NOT law. A short report on the "Code as Code" workshop in Amsterdam, 1-2 July
by Lambers, Rik

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Volume 1, Number 2, 30 July 2004

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Of vanishing media and copyright enforcement by destruction. Editorial
by Böhle, Knud

The Creative Commons experience in the Netherlands. Taking the law into your own hands, copyright law that is
by Hendriks, Nynke

Report by the High Level Group on DRM at the European Commission
by Orwat, Carsten

Will iTunes be successful in Europe? And if so, what does that mean for consumers?
by Dufft, Nicole

Stakeholders in Digital Rights Management: The case of music industry
by Fetscherin, Marc

File sharing on P2P networks. The network bandwidth problem and the limits of filtering
by Kerényi, Kristóf

Consumer concerns considered?! A selective book review
by Böhle, Knud

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Volume 1, Number 1, 25 June 2004

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INDICARE Monitor: What is it good for? Editorial
by Böhle, Knud

The dream team: music on the mobile phone?
by Dufft, Nicole

Short description of some standards currently used in the field of DRM solutions. Standards in the Field of Mobile DRM
by Kerényi, Kristóf

A bite from the apple. "Digital Rights Management Strategies 2004", New York, April 2004
by Helberger, Natali

Interplay of players better natured than expected. A report from the Conference Digital Rights Management - Distribution and Security of Digital Media and Information, 22 April 2004, Munich
by Böhle, Knud

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