ARTICLES: ONLINE MUSIC MARKET - DRM - INTEROPERABILITY - PERSPECTIVE - MARKET MUSIC FILES - RISKS - SEARCH - COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

On-line music, interoperability and competitive advantage

As they entered the online music market, its actors massively chose to use DRM and refused interoperability. In a legal perspective, the study of this new market shows that locking music files may not only lead to risks, but may also hinder the search for a competitive advantage.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 1. In the 1960s, a group of scientists were working on a protocol to make machines communicate with each other. The Internet Protocol was to become the vehicle for the development of the web in the 1990s, and it has been a huge success. In the 2000s, another term began to become popular: interoperability. Interoperability is the ability of several systems, whether designed identically or not, to communicate and operate together. A term known to technicians, it has come out of the realm of specialists to be used in the business world and then by consumers. And its use was no longer limited to systems, but also to services, users ... Interoperability

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

Quotation

Cédric Manara, On-line music, interoperability and competitive advantage, May 2008, Concurrences N° 2-2008, Art. N° 16185, pp. 63-75

Visites 7917

All reviews