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Blockchain and Copyright: Challenges and Opportunities

Blockchain and Copyright: Challenges and Opportunities
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Author(s): Pedro Pina (Polytechnic of Coimbra, Portugal)
Copyright: 2022
Pages: 21
Source title: Blockchain Technology and Computational Excellence for Society 5.0
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Shahnawaz Khan (University College of Bahrain, Bahrain), Mohammad Haider Syed (Saudi Electronic University, Saudi Arabia), Rawad Hammad (University of East London, UK) and Aisha Fouad Bushager (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-8382-1.ch007


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Advances in the field of digital technology are constantly introducing new levels of controversy into copyright policy. Blockchain is the most recent technology with significative impact in digital copyright. Combined with smart contracts, blockchain enables new efficient forms of distribution of copyrighted works and also a new model of private ordering regarding the control of uses of works on the Internet. The chapter aims to examine the relationship and the most relevant intersections between blockchain, digital exploitation of copyrighted works, copyright law, and privacy law.

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