DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT FOR THINGS – MANAGING THE RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS FOR THE INTERNET OF THINGS
By Jude Umeh, Program Architect at Salesforce
Given the proliferation of interconnected things on the internet (aka the Internet of Things – the IoT), it was only a matter of time before the pressing need for robust, pervasive governance became imperative. How can we manage the rights and permissions needed to do stuff with and/or by things?
The following are some thoughts, based on a previous foray into the topic, and building on my earlier book on the related world of digital rights management (DRM).
Does anyone remember DRM – that much maligned tool of real, or perceived, oppression, (somewhat ineptly deployed by a napsterised ...