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Location Constraints in Digital Rights Management
Faculty of Informatics - Papers (Archive)
  • Adam Muhlbauer, University of Wollongong
  • Reihaneh Safavi-Naini, University of Wollongong
  • Farzad Salim, University of Wollongong
  • Nicholas Paul Sheppard, University of Wollongong
  • Martin Jan Surminen, University of Wollongong
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This article was originally published as Muhlbauer, A, Safavi-Naini, R, Salim, F, Sheppard, NP and Surminen, M, Location Constraints in Digital Rights Management, Advanced Location-Based Services, Computer Communications, 31(6), 2008, 1173-1180. Original article available here.
Digital rights management allows information owners to control the use and dissemination of electronic documents via a machine-readable licence. This paper describes the design and implementation of a system for creating and enforcing licences containing location constraints that can be used to restrict access to sensitive documents to a defined area. Documents can be loaded onto a portable device and used in the approved areas, but cannot be used if the device moves to another area. Our contribution includes a taxonomy for access control in the presence of requests to perform non-instantaneous controlled actions.
Citation Information
Adam Muhlbauer, Reihaneh Safavi-Naini, Farzad Salim, Nicholas Paul Sheppard, et al.. "Location Constraints in Digital Rights Management" (2008)
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