Blockchain-based approach to the transfer of software licenses; Text in German and English
This DIN SPEC in accordance with the PAS procedure has been drawn up by a DIN SPEC (PAS)-consortium set up on a temporary basis. This DIN SPEC has been developed and approved by the authors named in the foreword of the DIN SPEC. This document defines the process and the necessary conditions for the audit-proof documentation of the acquisition and onward transfer of software usage rights using a Distributed Ledger Technology. The minimum requirements necessary for a digital representation of the transfer of license usage rights are defined. The basis is the Distributed Ledger Technology, such as Blockchain, which makes it possible to record transaction dates and license information in an immutable and tamper-proof manner at the time they occur and to prove them in an audit-proof manner.
Planned document number
DIN SPEC 4996