Welcome to the foundation of Copyright Delta, our products and services. These pillars are essential to the needs and demands of our clients, and the reliability, performance, and scalability of our offerings.
Copyright vs AI
Generative AI provides many opportunities to scale production but with this instantly also an existential threat to human creators and rights owners. Especially with plagiarism by AI we see that copyright law is crucial. That is, if we want human creators to have a future. We do and believe that three things need to happen: top down legislation stating that human & creative are above machine, bottom up rights management (Web3 & DRX) and AI protecting us from AI (including our engines).
Distributed storage and multiparty verifications of ownership provides trust through an ecosystem. Our platform allows for agreements between rights owners through a versatile and fine-grained rights model with a multilayered structure. In the future we also can explore to extend this with external custodians who provide additional rights verifications services.
We embrace existing metadata standards in software, music and compliance, e.g. ISRC, ISWC, UPC, IPI, ISNI, DDEX, RDx for music. In addition we support Mycelia's Creative Passport and the Open Music Initiative's open-API agreement. Our core banking blockchain technology is SEC, ISO 20022 and ISDA CDM compliant. With audit specialists we also are working towards adhering to assurance standards like ISAE 3000 (non-financial) and ISAE 3402 (financial).
Traditionally, the separation and balance between powers has been the key principle of government. Known as the 'Trias Politica', this principle is a necessary condition for trust within societies, and has existed for over 2500 years. In our case, within IP industries, the controlled sharing of data provides for legally required checks and balances, but also ecosystem optimisation which leads to more revenue for all in new markets. DRX as neutral platform-network, empowers parties to compete and collaborate at the same time.
& Privacy by Design
Rightful owners should control who has access to their data, ownership information and revenue splits. Data sovereignty enables you to control your data, and access to it. As neutral plumbing layer (aka Layer0 in Web3) DRX connects the dots at the bottom. Privacy-by-design means privacy and data protection are at the forefront design specifications, architecture of information, and communication systems and technologies. This facilitates compliance with privacy and data protection principles (*).
We believe in the Dutch consensus decision-making model that has been described as a pragmatic recognition of pluriformity and cooperation despite differences. The model comes from socio-economic policymaking in the 1980/1990s (**). 'Polder' means tracts of land enclosed by dikes (since in the Netherlands to collectively not drown we have to work together). DRX applies and scales this model digitally.
Granular attestation levels per record verify correctness of the information stored on clustered ledgers. These also are aimed at correctly accounting for attribution. With our partners we continue to develop better regulated and decentralized incentive mechanisms for resilient innovation ecosystems.
We work closely with identity providers for people, processes and products. This also includes music collection societies and their members. Our earlier built open source "blind gateway" (under the Open Signum Foundation) also can act as a privacy-by-design custodian, eg on transactions between verified attestations.
Media Value Chain
Many media industries suffer greatly from incomplete and inconsistent rights owner information. In music, with all of the above we collectively can address the entire flow of musical works, sound recordings, licensing and royalty payments, provide e.g. double claim resolutions, without sacrificing control for any party.
(*) The privacy by design framework was developed by Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Information & Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, following her joint work with the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA) and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) in 1995. Source: https://edps.europa.eu/data-protection/data-protection/glossary/p_en
(**) The Dutch polder model is characterised by the tri-partist cooperation between employers' organisations, labour unions and the government. These talks are embodied in the Dutch Social-Economic Council which serves as the central forum to discuss labour issues and has a long tradition of consensus, often defusing labour conflicts and avoiding strike actions. Similar models are in use in Finland, namely the Comprehensive Income Policy Agreement and universal validity of collective labour agreements. It is thought that the privacy/IP-lawyer and politician Ina Brouwer was the first to use the term "poldermodel" in her 1990 article ("Socialism as Polder Model?"). Source: Wikipedia.