PROTECTION OF DIGITAL INFORMATION
UC Berkeley Fall 1996
Class: 10-12, 205 South Hall(On
Public Lecture Series: 12-1, 105
Instructor: Howard Besser
Co-sponsored by the Berkeley Multimedia Research Center
Lecture 11/13/96: Policy Implications of Technological Protection for Digital Content (Pam Samuelson, U.C. Berkeley)
This course and accompanying guest lecture series will explore methods for
protection of digital information to prevent unauthorized access and to
protect the integrity of the information. Technical protection schemes
including encryption, digital signatures, and watermarks will be examined.
Systems and issues surrounding authentication of users will be looked at.
Issues of long-term protection (including usability decades in the future)
will also be covered, as will the social and cultural implications of
protection schemes. Focus will be on image and multimedia information.
- Technologies and techniques for marking or packaging digital information
- Social, political, and technical processes for managing access and control
- Social and cultural implications of access control systems and processes
The course and public lecture series will only be held on some of these dates:
Bob Weber, Intertrust,
Distribution, Use, and Value Chain Management
Property Management in
Jean Barda, ISO JPEG Committee/AVELEM,
Information Within Image Headers, and
Registration Systems for Images (SPIFF, SPIDER)
Schemes and Technologies we will examine which are used in Intellectual Property Rights Management
Containers and Encapsulation
Questions or comments? Please contact the class webmaster
INFOSYS 290, section 1, control #52115, 1-3 units
Fridays 10-1, 205 South Hall course does not meet every week
Course will not meet every week.
Students must be self-directed.
Multimedia & Networks course being taught this term