Category White Papers
The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) has just published a study on the ROI of rights and royalties systems in book publishing, which I did along with my colleague Steve Sieck. It’s free to BISG members. We interviewed executives at over a dozen publishing companies and literary agencies, and we worked with them to quantify […]
I have an article in the latest issue of the peer-reviewed Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA, “The Future of Blockchain Technology and the Music Industry.” The article explains the basics of blockchain technology, then evaluates proposed applications of the technology to music mainly by addressing the question of whether they solve known, current […]
There’s been lots and lots of talk about DRM for e-books over the years. Lots of controversy, debates, diatribes, conference panels, etc. Watermarking? Not so much. That’s despite the fact that e-book watermarking has been in use for much longer than most people realize, and that it has recently become very popular in certain geographies, […]
A new white paper that that explores the combination of blockchain technology and digital audio watermarks for improving rights management and royalty processing in the music industry.
A white paper covering the emerging world of MPEG DASH adaptive streaming, HTML5 technologies for cross-platform app development, and a DRM market that will continue to be fragmented for some time to come. Plus a workshop at NAB on April 14 to discuss these issues with industry experts.
A new white paper intended to help digital video content service providers understand content security requirements from film studios, TV networks, and other content sources.
I have just published a new white paper: The New Technologies for Pay TV Content Security. This white paper was commissioned by Irdeto. The 28-page paper describes the current state of the art of techniques for protecting video content delivered over pay television networks such as cable and satellite. The two primary theses of the white […]
An audio interview from this week; workshops and conferences in May.
An interesting article in today’s New York Times discusses the decision of Nikkei, Japan’s leading financial newspaper, to forbid external links to its new website, which requires paid subscription to access. Apparently anyone who puts links to Nikkei online articles on their own websites without permission could face legal action. This restriction is not limited […]
White papers, presentations, and spreadsheets – oh my!