A Method of Digital Rights Management based on Bitcoin Protocol

Motoki Kitahara, Junpei Kawamoto, Kouichi Sakurai

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Abstract

In the digital world, so many copyrighted works are made in an illegal way because it is easy to keep and copy. Digital Rights Management has proposed to prevent this theft. Contents providers often bring in one server who has charge of managing the normal user, but there are some problems that it flocks to the server. Against this problem, P2P based DRM system has considered. All users can transfer the encrypted content to other users, so the content server does not have to load so much traffic from users. As a problem with this method, it is hard to figure out usage situation of contents because P2P based system is divided into many pieces of users. In this paper, we propose a new P2P based DRM system using Bitcoin protocol, which is one of the electric commerce. Bitcoin protocol, timestamp server saves all transactions to prevent double spending. We can bring out all usage situations to apply this system.

Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event8th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication, ICUIMC 2014 - Siem Reap, Cambodia
Duration: Jan 9 2014Jan 11 2014

Other

Other8th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication, ICUIMC 2014
CountryCambodia
CitySiem Reap
Period1/9/141/11/14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Information Systems

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