Exchange of digital goods in the Web
The scope of our paper is to contribute to a unified analytical framework for control and exchange of digital goods in the Web. The proposed unified analytical framework for control and exchange of digital goods (bit strings with economic value, including all electronic files, e-services and data) in the Web, models the interplay among Users (consumers or producers), Digital Identities, types of Control for digital goods, Exchange Mechanisms and Business Models.
Vafopoulos, M. and Metakides, G. (2010) Exchange of digital goods in the Web. In: Proceedings of the WebSci10: Extending the Frontiers of Society On-Line, April 26-27th, 2010, Raleigh, NC: US.