DRM, open software and the Internet of things - Volkswagen case

We live in an increasingly software-defined world, a trend which has both good and bad aspects. The recent revelation that Volkswagen has been selling cars that have been explicitly built to defeat emissions tests highlights one of the bad ones: software control makes the incorporation (and hiding) of antifeatures easy.

The article offers analyses into DRM, open software and the Internet of Things.

Country: Global

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Industry

Tags: IPR, Internet, open software, DRM, Volkswagen, Internet of Things, circumvention

Posted on Wednesday 23 September 2015

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