KR20100048726A - Contents rights dealings system and method - Google Patents

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KR20100048726A
KR20100048726A KR1020080108008A KR20080108008A KR20100048726A KR 20100048726 A KR20100048726 A KR 20100048726A KR 1020080108008 A KR1020080108008 A KR 1020080108008A KR 20080108008 A KR20080108008 A KR 20080108008A KR 20100048726 A KR20100048726 A KR 20100048726A
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The present invention is to subdivide the use rights of the digital content according to the period or type, so that the user can use some of the fine-grained usage rights for the content provided from the server and sell the remaining usage rights to other users. It relates to a content usage right trading system and method.
Content usage rights trading system according to the present invention, the content providing server for providing content; A rights provision server for providing a right to use the provided contents; Received content is provided from the rights transaction server and the content providing server for providing the transaction service of the provided usage rights, the right to use the provided content from the authority providing server, the right to use the rights trading server It includes a user terminal that sells through or purchases a use right registered in the right transaction server.
According to the present invention, a user of a content can reduce unnecessary purchase cost by selling an authority that is not necessary for the content, and the content provider can obtain an additional benefit by distributing the resale revenue for the authority sold once.
In addition, the usage status of the content may be checked, and some or all of the usage rights of the content may be sold to other users.

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Contents rights dealings system and method
The present invention relates to a content usage rights trading system and method, and more particularly, to subdivide the use rights of digital contents according to a period or type, and to use some rights of the use rights subdivided for contents provided from a server. The present invention relates to a content usage rights trading system and method for enabling a user to sell the remaining usage rights to another user.
Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology is a technology for continuously managing and protecting the rights of intellectual property of digital contents by using encryption technology. That is, the DRM technology is a technology for safely delivering various contents to a user from a content provider (CP) and preventing the user from illegally distributing the contents.
Therefore, DRM technology can protect information throughout the entire process of creating, distributing, using and disposing of digital contents, and protect usage and rights according to user's rights both online and offline.
On the other hand, in order to use the DRM technology-based content (hereinafter referred to as 'DRM content') in the portable terminal, the portable terminal first accesses a content providing server that provides the DRM content, and the DRM content and metadata about the DRM content. (Meta data) and licenses must be downloaded. Here, the metadata is data in which information on the DRM content is stored, and the license is data indicating a decryption key used to decrypt the encrypted content and a right to use the content (eg, the number and duration).
When both the DRM content and the license are stored in the portable terminal through the above process, the user can use the DRM content. At this time, the user can use the DRM content within the usage rights set in the license. In other words, the usage right may be limited to the number of executions in the license or the period of time. Here, in the case of limiting the number of executions in the license among the use rights, when the number of times the user plays the DRM content is more than the preset number of executions, the use of the DRM content becomes impossible. In the case of limiting the period in the license among the use rights, when the user's DRM content passes the period determined by the license, the DRM content cannot be used.
However, in the case of such DRM content, the user who purchases the DRM content downloads the content, metadata and licenses thereof to his portable terminal, and only the user who purchases the DRM content can use the DRM content through a right of use. And other users can not use, but once the content is downloaded to the user's portable terminal, there is a problem that it is difficult to block illegal copying of the content using an illegal method.
The present invention for solving the above-mentioned problems, the use rights of the digital content is subdivided according to the period or type, and the remaining use rights that the user uses some rights of the fine-grained use rights for the content provided from the server It is an object of the present invention to provide a content usage rights trading system and method, a user terminal and its content usage rights trading method, a content providing server and its content usage rights trading method, which can be sold to other users.
In accordance with another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a content usage right transaction system, including: a content providing server providing content; A rights provision server for providing a right to use the provided contents; Received content is provided from the rights transaction server and the content providing server for providing the transaction service of the provided usage rights, the right to use the provided content from the authority providing server, the right to use the rights trading server It includes a user terminal that sells through or purchases a use right registered in the right transaction server.
On the other hand, the content usage rights trading system according to the present invention for achieving the above object, the right transaction server for providing a transaction service for the usage rights of the content; A management agent which displays the usage status of the contents and connects to the authority trading server to trade the usage rights of the contents according to a user's selection; And a user terminal for playing the content or requesting a transaction using the content by accessing the right transaction server through the management agent.
On the other hand, the right providing server according to the present invention for achieving the above object, the communication unit for communicating with the user terminal, the content providing server and the right transaction server through a communication network; A permission setting unit that sets a permission for content provided to the user terminal according to a user's request; An authority information database for receiving and storing a use authority from the user terminal or storing authority setting information set at the request of the user; A usage right processing unit for requesting sales registration to the authority trading server to sell the registered usage right according to a request of the user terminal; And a control unit for setting a usage right for the content, receiving a use right from the user terminal, or requesting a sales registration request to the right transaction server to sell the registered use right.
The authority setting unit may set the usage rights by subdividing the usage rights into periods including one week, one month, and three months, or types of authority including reading, modifying, and copying.
The authority setting unit may set an additional editing authority that can be edited with respect to the usage authority.
The authority setting unit sets a designated authority of a playback device capable of playing the content with respect to the usage authority.
On the other hand, the right transaction server according to the present invention for achieving the above object, a communication unit for communicating with the user terminal, the content providing server and the right providing server through a communication network; A sales registration database for registering usage rights to sell from the authority providing server; A right selling unit for selling the registered use right to the user terminal; And a controller configured to register to sell the use right or control to sell the use right.
In addition, the authority selling unit sells the user authority at different prices according to the number of authority set according to the period and type.
In addition, the authority sales unit sells at different prices for the usage authority divided by periods and types.
In addition, the authority selling unit also sells the editing authority for editing the authority according to the period and type of the authority.
Then, the authority selling unit sells the usage right in the form of an exchange with another usage right, or sells the usage right in a cash transaction form.
On the other hand, the user terminal according to the present invention for achieving the above object, the communication unit for communicating with the content providing server, the authorization providing server and the authorization transaction server through a communication network; A content reproducing unit reproducing the content provided from the content providing server; A storage unit for storing the provided content or storing a right to use the received content received from the authority providing server; A usage rights execution unit that executes the usage rights when reproducing the contents, registers the usage rights to the authority trading server, or purchases the usage rights from the authority trading server; An input unit for inputting a sale registration of the use right or a request for purchase of the use right; A display unit which displays the reproduced content or displays the usage status of the usage right; And a control unit controlling playback of the content, execution of the usage right, registration of sales of the usage right, and purchase operation of the usage right.
In addition, a management agent that displays the usage status of the content, informs the user of the repurchase upon expiration of the usage right, or connects to the authority trading server to sell the remaining usage rights according to the user's selection. Additionally included.
On the other hand, the content usage rights trading method according to the present invention for achieving the above object, a content usage rights trading method of a system comprising a content providing server, a rights providing server, a rights trading server and a user terminal, (a) the Providing a content to the user terminal by a content providing server; (b) setting, by the authority providing server, a usage right of the provided content to the user terminal; (c) the user terminal using the contents and the usage rights; (d) registering, by the user terminal, with the selling authority server to sell the usage right; And (e) selling, by the right transaction server, the registered sale right to another terminal.
On the other hand, the content usage rights trading method of the rights providing server according to the present invention for achieving the above object is a content usage rights trading method of the rights providing server to communicate with the content providing server, rights trading server and the user terminal, (a Setting a usage right of content provided by the content providing server to the user terminal; (b) registering and storing a use right from the user terminal, or storing the set use right; And (c) requesting a sales registration to the authority transaction server to sell the stored usage right at the request of the user terminal.
In addition, in the step (a), the usage rights are set by subdividing the usage rights into periods including one week, one month, and three months, or types of authority including viewing, modification, and copying. .
In addition, in step (a), a separate editing right that can be edited with respect to the use right is set.
The step (a) may include setting a designation right of a playback device capable of playing the content with respect to the usage right.
On the other hand, the content usage rights trading method of the rights trading server according to the present invention for achieving the above object, as a content usage rights trading method of the rights trading server to communicate with the user terminal, the content providing server and the right providing server through a communication network. (a) registering a use right to sell from the right providing server; (b) receiving a request for purchase of the registered usage right from the user terminal; And (c) selling the registered usage right to the user terminal.
In addition, in the step (c), the price is sold at different prices according to the number of rights set according to the period and type of the right to use.
In addition, in the step (c), the price is sold differently for each of the usage rights divided by period and type.
In addition, in the step (c), the editing authority for editing the authority according to the period and type of the use authority may be sold.
In the step (c), the use rights are sold in the form of exchange with other use rights, or the use rights are sold in the form of a cash transaction.
Meanwhile, a content usage right transaction method of a user terminal according to the present invention for achieving the above object is a content usage right transaction method of a user terminal communicating with a content providing server, an authority providing server, and an authority transaction server through a communication network, (a) receiving content from the content providing server; (b) accessing the authority providing server and setting a use authority of the provided content; (c) using the provided content; And (d) requesting a transaction through the right providing server to use the content.
In addition, in step (c), the management agent displays the usage status of the provided content.
Also, in the step (d), when the usage right expires, the management agent requests the purchase of the usage right through the authority providing server.
In the step (d), when the usage right has a plurality of rights of a playback device capable of playing the content, a request for sale is made through the provisioning transaction server of rights of an unused playback device.
On the other hand, the content usage rights transaction method of the authority providing server according to the present invention for achieving the above object can be recorded in a computer-readable medium as a program.
In addition, the content usage right transaction method of the right transaction server according to the present invention can be recorded as a program on a computer-readable medium.
In addition, the content usage right transaction method of the user terminal according to the present invention may be recorded as a program in a computer-readable medium.
According to the present invention, a user of a content can reduce unnecessary purchase cost by selling an authority that is not necessary for the content, and the content provider can obtain an additional benefit by distributing the resale revenue for the authority sold once.
In addition, the usage status of the content may be checked, and some or all of the usage rights of the content may be sold to other users.
Details of the object and technical configuration of the present invention and the resulting effects thereof will be more clearly understood by the following detailed description based on the accompanying drawings. Hereinafter, exemplary embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings.
1 is a configuration diagram schematically showing the configuration of a content usage rights trading system according to an embodiment of the present invention.
Referring to FIG. 1, the content usage rights trading system 100 includes user terminals 110 to 112, a communication network 120, a content providing server 130, an authority providing server 140, and an authority trading server 150. do.
The user terminals 110 to 112 are provided with the authority to use the content provided from the authority providing server 140, and sell the provided authority through the authority transaction server 150 or are registered with the authority transaction server 150. Purchase permission.
The communication network 120 includes a wired communication network such as the Internet or a wireless communication network such as a mobile communication network.
The content providing server 130 provides the content at the request of the user. At this time, the content providing server 130 provides a use right for the content provided in conjunction with the right providing server 140 through the right providing server 140. Accordingly, the content providing server 130 provides the DRM content to the user terminals 110 to 112.
The authority providing server 140 interlocks with the content providing server 130 and provides a use right for the content when the content provided by the content providing server 130 is used.
In addition, the authority providing server 140 provides authority for the provided content according to a user's request. At this time, the provided authority may be subdivided according to the usage period or the kind of authority. For example, the period may be divided into one week, one month, three months, and the like, and the kind of authority may be divided into reading, modification, and copying. In addition, in the case of content such as a video or music, a price may be set differently according to the number of devices to be played.
The right transaction server 150 provides a transaction service of a use right. That is, the right transaction server 150 provides a service for selling the use right purchased for the content to others. Therefore, the right transaction server 150 receives the sale right through the right provision server 140 and sells the use right registered for sale according to the purchase request of the user terminals 110 to 112.
In addition, the authorization transaction server 150 performs a role of selling the authorization purchased by the authorization provision server 140 to others. For example, if one week has elapsed after the purchase of a one month use right for a specific content, the user may sell the use right for the other three weeks to another person. In addition, the purchaser who purchased the right to modify the content may sell only the right to other users if the user does not use it. Similarly, even if the user has obtained access rights for three devices and played only on one device, the access rights for the remaining two devices can be sold.
The right transaction server 150 may obtain an additional benefit for the use rights of the content by distributing the profit for the content provider with the seller when the use rights are traded.
2 is a configuration diagram schematically showing an internal configuration of an authority providing server according to an embodiment of the present invention.
Referring to FIG. 2, the authority providing server 140 according to the present invention includes a communication unit 210, an authority setting unit 220, an authority information database 230, a usage authority processing unit 240, and a control unit 250. .
The communication unit 210 communicates with the user terminals 110 to 112, the content providing server 130, and the right transaction server 150 through the communication network 120.
The authority setting unit 220 sets usage rights for contents provided to the user terminals 110 to 112 according to a user's request.
In addition, the permission setting unit 220 may set the usage rights by subdividing the usage rights according to, for example, a period of one week, one month, three months, or the like, or a type of authority such as reading, modifying, or copying.
In addition, the authority setting unit 220 also sets a separate editing authority that can be edited with respect to the usage authority.
In addition, the authority setting unit 220 also sets a designated authority of the playback device capable of playing the content with respect to the usage authority. At this time, a number of playback devices can be set.
The authority information DB 230 registers and stores the use authority from the user terminals 110 to 112, or stores the authority setting information set at the request of the user.
The usage right processing unit 240 requests the sales registration to the authority transaction server 150 to sell the registered usage rights at the request of the user terminals 110 to 112.
The control unit 250 requests the authority transaction server 150 to set the use authority for the content, register the use authority from the user terminals 110 to 112, or sell the registered use authority to sell the registered use authority.
3 is a configuration diagram schematically showing an internal configuration of a rights transaction server according to an embodiment of the present invention.
Referring to FIG. 3, the authority transaction server 150 according to the present invention includes a communication unit 310, a sales registration database 320, an authority sales unit 330, and a controller 340.
The communication unit 310 communicates with the user terminals 110 to 112, the content providing server 130, and the authority providing server 140 through the communication network 120.
The sales registration database 320 receives a usage right to sell from the authority providing server 140.
The authority selling unit 330 sells the registered use authority to the user terminals 110 to 112.
In addition, the authority selling unit 330 sells at different prices according to the number of authority set according to the period and type for the usage authority.
In addition, the authority selling unit 330 sells at different prices for each of the usage rights divided by periods and types.
In addition, the authority selling unit 330 also sells the editing authority for editing the authority according to the period and type for the use authority.
In addition, the authority selling unit 330 sells the usage rights in a form of exchange with other usage rights, or sells the usage rights in a cash transaction form.
The controller 340 is registered to sell the use right or controls to sell the use right.
4 is a configuration diagram schematically showing an internal configuration of a user terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
Referring to FIG. 4, the user terminal 110 according to the present invention includes a communication unit 410, a content reproducing unit 420, a storage unit 430, a usage right execution unit 440, an input unit 450, and a display unit ( 460, a control unit 470, and a management agent 480.
The communication unit 410 may include a communication unit for communicating with a content providing server, an authorization providing server, and an authorization transaction server through a communication network;
The content player 420 plays the content provided from the content providing server 130 or the content stored in the storage 430.
The storage unit 430 stores the provided content or the use authority for the content received from the authority providing server 140.
The usage right execution unit 440 executes the use rights when the content is played, registers the use rights to sell to the authority trading server 150, or executes the purchase of the authority from the authority trading server 150.
The input unit 450 inputs a sale registration of a use right or a purchase request of a use right by a user.
The display unit 460 displays the content to be played or displays the usage status of the usage right.
The controller 470 controls the reproduction of the content, the execution of the use right, the sale registration of the use right, and the purchase operation of the use right.
The management agent 480 is a program installed to display the usage status of the contents, to notify the user to repurchase when the usage rights expire, or to sell the remaining usage rights according to the user's choice. The operation of connecting to 150.
5 is a flowchart illustrating a content usage right transaction method according to an embodiment of the present invention.
Referring to FIG. 5, the content providing server 130 provides content to the first terminal 110 according to a user's request (S502).
Subsequently, in order to use the provided content, the first terminal 110 accesses the authority providing server 140 and requests a use right (S504).
The permission providing server 140 interoperating with the content providing server 130 sets a use right of the content provided to the first terminal 110 and provides the same to the first terminal 110 (S506).
Therefore, the first terminal 110 uses the content within the range of use rights (S508).
Thereafter, the first terminal 110 uses only some rights for the use right, and accesses the right transaction server 150 to sell the use rights that have not been used yet, and registers the use right for sale (S510).
On the other hand, the second terminal 112 accesses the right transaction server 150 and requests a purchase for a desired use right (S512).
Accordingly, the right transaction server 150 sells the use right registered for sale by the first terminal 110 to the second terminal 112 which has requested to purchase (S514).
6 is a flowchart illustrating a content usage right transaction method of an authority providing server according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.
Referring to FIG. 6, the authority providing server 140 according to the present invention first sets a use authority of contents provided by the content providing server 130 to the first terminal 110 through the authority setting unit 220. (S602).
Here, the permission providing server 140 may set the usage rights of the content by subdividing the usage rights into periods of one week, one month, three months, etc., or by subdividing them according to types of authority such as viewing, modifying, and copying. In addition, the authority provision server 140 may set a separate editing authority that can be edited with respect to the usage authority. In addition, the authority provision server 140 may set a specified authority of a playback device capable of playing content with respect to the usage authority, and may set a plurality of authority.
Subsequently, the authority provision server 140 receives the usage rights from the first terminal 110 and stores the usage rights in the authority information database 230 or stores the usage rights set by the authority setting unit 220 in the authority information database 230. Save (S604).
If there is a selling request of the use right from the first terminal 110 (S606), the right providing server 140 sells the use right requested by the first terminal 110 or stored in the right information database 230. The sales permission is requested to the authority transaction server 150 for the corresponding usage right (S608).
7 is a flowchart illustrating a content usage right transaction method of the rights transaction server according to an embodiment of the present invention.
Referring to FIG. 7, the right transaction server 150 according to the present invention receives a use right to be sold from the right providing server 140 in a process as described above (S702).
Subsequently, the second terminal 112 receives a request for purchase of a registered use right (S704).
Therefore, the right transaction server 150 sells the registered use right to the second terminal through the right selling unit 330 (S706).
Here, the right transaction server 150 may sell the price differently according to the number of rights set according to the period and type of the right to use. In this case, content such as video and music may be sold at different prices depending on the number of playback devices to be played. For example, when the usage rights available for three playback devices are acquired and then only one playback device is played, the usage rights for the other two are sold at different prices.
In addition, the right transaction server 150 may sell at different prices for the use rights divided by periods and types. For example, in the case of content such as an e-book, a usage right that can only be read for a specific period (one month) may be sold.
In addition, the authority trading server 150 may also sell the editing authority for editing the authority according to the period and type for the use authority. For example, the user may extend the term of the use right or sell the use right separately for editing the content.
In addition, the right transaction server 150 may sell the use rights in the form of exchange with other use rights, or sell the use rights in the form of cash transactions.
In addition, if one week elapses after the one month use right is purchased for the specific content, the right transaction server 150 may sell the use right for the remaining three weeks.
On the other hand, the transaction of the right of use may be made between the parties or between the operator and the parties. In this case, the user can return the usage right, bear additional cash, and purchase other content at a discounted amount. The right transaction server 150 distributes the profit for the content provider with the seller when the use right is traded, and thus the content provider may obtain an additional benefit for the use right of the content.
8 is a flowchart illustrating a content usage right transaction method of a user terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
Referring to FIG. 8, the user terminal 110 according to the present invention receives content from the content providing server 130 (S802).
Subsequently, in order to use the provided content, the user terminal 110 accesses the provision server 140 and sets a use right of the provided content (S804).
Thereafter, the user terminal 110 receives the usage right set from the authority providing server 140 (S806), and uses the content provided within the usage right range (S808).
In this case, the management agent 480 displays the usage status of the corresponding content in the user terminal 110 through the display unit 460 (S810).
At the expiration of the usage right (S812), the management agent 480 displays that the usage right has expired, and inquires whether to execute the purchase of the usage right (S814).
When a purchase request command is input from the input unit 450 (S816), the management agent 480 connects to the authority trading server 150 to purchase the corresponding authority, and obtains the corresponding authority from the authority trading server 150. Purchase (S818).
When the user right has a plurality of rights of a playback device capable of playing content, the user terminal 110 may register and register rights of the unused playback device with the right transaction server 150.
Meanwhile, the content usage right transaction method of the rights providing server 140 according to the present invention may be recorded as a program on a computer readable medium.
In addition, the content usage right transaction method of the rights transaction server 150 according to the present invention may be recorded as a program on a computer-readable medium.
In addition, the content usage right transaction method of the user terminal 110 according to the present invention may be recorded as a program in a computer-readable medium.
As described above, according to the present invention, the usage rights of the digital content are subdivided according to the period or type, and the user is allowed to use some of the detailed usage rights for the content provided from the server, and the remaining usage rights are not used. A content usage right trading system and method, a user terminal and its content usage right trading method, a content providing server and its content usage right trading method, which can be sold to other users, can be realized.
As those skilled in the art to which the present invention pertains may implement the present invention in other specific forms without changing the technical spirit or essential features, the embodiments described above should be understood as illustrative and not restrictive in all aspects. Should be. The scope of the present invention is shown by the following claims rather than the detailed description, and all changes or modifications derived from the meaning and scope of the claims and their equivalents should be construed as being included in the scope of the present invention. do.
The present invention can be applied to a system for providing content from a server to a terminal.
In addition, the present invention can be applied to a system that can be transacted so that content and usage rights can be sold to other users through a server.
In addition, the present invention can be applied to the terminal to check the usage status of the content every predetermined time.
1 is a configuration diagram schematically showing the configuration of a content usage rights trading system according to an embodiment of the present invention.
2 is a configuration diagram schematically showing an internal configuration of an authority providing server according to an embodiment of the present invention.
3 is a configuration diagram schematically showing an internal configuration of a rights transaction server according to an embodiment of the present invention.
4 is a configuration diagram schematically showing an internal configuration of a user terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
5 is a flowchart illustrating a content usage right transaction method according to an embodiment of the present invention.
6 is a flowchart illustrating a content usage right transaction method of an authority providing server according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention.
7 is a flowchart illustrating a content usage right transaction method of the rights transaction server according to an embodiment of the present invention.
8 is a flowchart illustrating a content usage right transaction method of a user terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
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100: content usage rights trading system 110 ~ 112: user terminal
120: communication network 130: content providing server
140: authority providing server 150: authority trading server
210: communication unit 220: authority setting unit
230: Authority information database 240: Permission processing unit
250 control unit 310 communication unit
320: Sales registration database 330: Authority sales department
340: control unit 410: communication unit
420: content playback unit 430: storage unit
440: permission execution unit 450: input unit
460 display unit 470 control unit
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  1. A content providing server providing content;
    A rights provision server for providing a right to use the provided contents;
    Authorized transaction server for providing a transaction service of the provided permission and
    Receives content from the content providing server, receives the use right of the provided content from the right providing server, sells the provided use right through the right trading server, or is registered with the right trading server. A user terminal for purchasing a;
    Content usage rights trading system comprising a.
  2. A rights trading server providing a transaction service for a right to use content;
    A management agent which displays the usage status of the contents and connects to the authority trading server to trade the usage rights of the contents according to a user's selection; And
    A user terminal for playing the content or requesting a transaction using the content by accessing the right transaction server through the management agent;
    Content usage rights trading system comprising a.
  3. A communication unit for communicating with a user terminal, a content providing server, and an authorization transaction server through a communication network;
    A permission setting unit that sets a permission for content provided to the user terminal according to a user's request;
    An authority information database for receiving and storing a use authority from the user terminal or storing authority setting information set at the request of the user;
    A usage right processing unit for requesting sales registration to the authority trading server to sell the registered usage right according to a request of the user terminal; And
    A controller configured to set a usage right for the content, register a use right from the user terminal, or request a sales registration request from the user transaction server to sell the registered use right;
    Authorization server comprising a.
  4. The method of claim 3, wherein
    The authority setting unit may be configured to set the usage rights by subdividing the usage rights into periods including one week, one month, and three months, or types of authority including reading, modifying, and copying. Provision Server.
  5. The method of claim 3, wherein
    The authority setting unit may set an additional editing authority that can be edited with respect to the usage authority.
  6. The method of claim 3, wherein
    And the authority setting unit sets a specified authority of a playback device capable of playing the content with respect to the usage authority.
  7. A communication unit for communicating with a user terminal, a content providing server, and an authority providing server through a communication network;
    A sales registration database for registering usage rights to sell from the authority providing server;
    A right selling unit for selling the registered use right to the user terminal; And
    A controller configured to register to sell the use right or control to sell the use right;
    Rights trading server comprising a.
  8. The method of claim 7, wherein
    The selling authority, the selling authority, characterized in that for selling the selling rights at a different price depending on the number of rights set according to the period and type.
  9. The method of claim 7, wherein
    The authority sales unit, the authority transaction server, characterized in that for selling the price for each of the use rights divided by periods and types.
  10. The method of claim 9,
    And the authority selling unit also sells an editing authority for editing the authority according to the period and type of the authority.
  11. The method of claim 7, wherein
    The authority selling unit sells the usage rights in a form of exchange with another usage right, or sells the usage rights in a cash transaction form.
  12. A communication unit for communicating with a content providing server, an authorization providing server, and an authorization transaction server through a communication network;
    A content reproducing unit reproducing the content provided from the content providing server;
    A storage unit for storing the provided content or storing a right to use the received content received from the authority providing server;
    A usage rights execution unit that executes the usage rights when reproducing the contents, registers the usage rights to the authority trading server, or purchases the usage rights from the authority trading server;
    An input unit for inputting a sale registration of the use right or a request for purchase of the use right;
    A display unit which displays the reproduced content or displays the usage status of the usage right; And
    A control unit controlling reproduction of the content, execution of the use right, sale registration of the use right, and purchase operation of the use right;
    User terminal comprising a.
  13. 13. The method of claim 12,
    A management agent that displays the usage status of the contents, informs the user of the repurchase upon expiration of the usage right, or connects to the authority trading server to sell the remaining usage rights according to the user's selection;
    The user terminal further comprises.
  14. A content usage right transaction method of a system including a content provision server, an authorization server, an authorization transaction server, and a user terminal,
    (a) providing the content to the user terminal by the content providing server;
    (b) setting, by the authority providing server, a usage right of the provided content to the user terminal;
    (c) the user terminal using the contents and the usage rights;
    (d) registering, by the user terminal, with the selling authority server to sell the usage right; And
    (e) selling, by the right transaction server, the registered use right to another terminal;
    Content usage rights trading method comprising a.
  15. A content usage right transaction method of a content provision server, an authorization transaction server, and an authorization provision server that communicates with a user terminal,
    (a) setting a usage right of content provided by the content providing server to the user terminal;
    (b) registering and storing a use right from the user terminal, or storing the set use right; And
    (c) requesting a sales registration to the authority transaction server to sell the stored usage right at the request of the user terminal;
    Contents rights trading method of the right providing server comprising a.
  16. The method of claim 15,
    In the step (a), the usage rights may be set by subdividing the usage rights into periods including one week, one month, and three months, or by types of authority including reading, modification, and copying. A method of trading content usage rights of the provisioning server.
  17. The method of claim 15,
    In the step (a), the content usage rights transaction method of the authority providing server, characterized in that for setting a separate editing authority that can be edited for the usage rights.
  18. The method of claim 15,
    The step (a), the content usage rights transaction method of the authority providing server, characterized in that for setting the specified authority of the playback device capable of playing the content for the usage rights.
  19. A content usage right transaction method of a rights transaction server communicating with a user terminal, a content provision server, and an authorization server through a communication network,
    (a) receiving a use right to sell from the right providing server;
    (b) receiving a request for purchase of the registered usage right from the user terminal; And
    (c) selling the registered usage right to the user terminal;
    Contents rights trading method of the rights trading server comprising a.
  20. The method of claim 19,
    In the step (c), the content usage rights transaction method of the right transaction server, characterized in that the selling price is different depending on the number of rights set according to the period and type.
  21. The method of claim 19,
    In the step (c), the content usage rights transaction method of the rights transaction server, characterized in that the selling price is different for each of the usage rights divided by period and type.
  22. The method of claim 19,
    In the step (c), the content authority rights trading method of the authority transaction server, characterized in that for selling the authority to edit the authority according to the period and type.
  23. The method of claim 19,
    In the step (c), the content usage rights transaction method of the authority transaction server, characterized in that for selling the usage rights in exchange with other usage rights, or selling the usage rights in a cash transaction form.
  24. A content usage right transaction method of a user terminal communicating with a content provision server, an authorization server, and an authorization transaction server through a communication network,
    (a) receiving content from the content providing server;
    (b) accessing the authority providing server and setting a use authority of the provided content;
    (c) using the provided content; And
    (d) requesting the transaction of the contents through the authority providing server;
    Content usage rights transaction method of the user terminal comprising a.
  25. The method of claim 24,
    The step (c), the content usage rights transaction method of the user terminal, characterized in that it comprises displaying the usage status of the provided content by a management agent.
  26. The method of claim 24,
    The step (d), the content usage rights transaction method of the user terminal, characterized in that for requesting the purchase of the usage rights through the authority providing server by the management agent when the usage rights expire.
  27. The method of claim 24,
    In the step (d), when the usage right has a plurality of rights of a playback device capable of playing the content, the user terminal requests to sell the rights of an unused playback device through the provision transaction server. How to trade content permissions.
  28. 19. A computer readable medium recording a content usage right transaction method of an authority providing server according to any one of claims 15 to 18 as a program.
  29. A computer-readable medium recording a content usage right transaction method of the right transaction server according to any one of claims 19 to 23 as a program.
  30. A computer readable medium recording a content usage right transaction method of a user terminal according to any one of claims 24 to 27 as a program.
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