An Assessment of Technological Protection Measures: The Dvd Industry

30 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2006

Date Written: Spring 2006

Abstract

This paper examines the economic rationale underlying the legal regulation of Technological Protection Measures (TPMs) in the context of the DVD industry.

The implications that TPMs pose on competition, contracts and reverse engineering are also discussed. The issue of TPMs and Free Speech under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution is only mentioned as a collateral issue.

Keywords: law, copyright, TPMs, economics, network economics, intellectual property

Suggested Citation

Azpúrua Alfonzo, José Miguel, An Assessment of Technological Protection Measures: The Dvd Industry (Spring 2006). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=910989 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.910989

José Miguel Azpúrua Alfonzo (Contact Author)

Muñoz Tamayo & Asociados ( email )

Calle 72 #7-82 Piso 8
Bogotá
Colombia

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