Spotify on Blockchain - How blockchain could transform the media industry

Copyright, Media, Right Management

Blockchain technology can validate and register transaction without a need for a central authority. Thus, transactional relationships may be managed in a fully automated, secure and transparent way. At the meeting of the IP board of the ZAV on 30 January 2017, Dr. Andreas Glarner explored how blockchain technology and smart contracts could be used to transform how music and films are being distributed. Thereby, he provided and overview on smart contract technology and and insight on the currenty developments currently being pushed forward by start-up companies like UjoMusic, SingularDTV or Peertracks.

To the presentation (in German only) (PDF, 794 Kb)

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