Superdistribution of digital content - overview, opportunities and challenges

  title={Superdistribution of digital content - overview, opportunities and challenges},
  author={Ansgar Kupper and Steffen Ahrens and Thomas Hess and Behrend Freese},
  journal={2007 ITI 5th International Conference on Information and Communications Technology},
Superdistribution (SD) is a user-centric approach for publishing media contents like music, videos, or slide shows. Instead of following the traditional, provider-centric shop concept, SD is based on the idea that consumers can directly exchange content among each other, and hence it adopts the principles of viral marketing and multi-level networking as known from many other economic areas. The music industry, which is still suffering from illegal file sharing, has recently identified SD as an… CONTINUE READING