Expert assessment issues of civil legal protection of computer software and databases based on the example of the software complex for payment systems within the housing and utility infrastructure
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- legal tools for digitalization, civil law protection of databases, problem of computer assessment, utility payments – individual tenants, digital economy in housing law, automation programs for payment systems, copyright for databases in housing and utility infrastructure
The automation of payment system for housing and communal services using copyright-protected item, computer programs and databases comprise a set of tools for the development of housing law, which, in the days of global digitalization of the economy, proves the issue is to be viewed through the lens of mutual integration, in a sort of legal diffusion context. The work of legal specialists should involve both of housing and copyright legislation, basic awareness of information and analytical digital technologies, methods and algorithms applied for the calculation of payments for housing and utility services. Such a procedure of dual contingency, the adaptability of lawyers to the terminology of the digital environment bring up a number of problems which legal specialists face when performing analyses as part of a civil law assessment of payment software for the housing and utility infrastructure. Using the example of a software package for a payment system for housing and utility services, the calculation of utility payments accrued for individual tenants, the article offers an approximate list of assessment questions, the analysis principles for a database as a complex copyrighted item. We propose several options for comparing screen forms and video sequences of software products, to be used in case of copyright disputes and the release of programs under third-party copyright. The work may be recommended for partial and / or holistic study to a wide range of readers interested in digital technology, assessment of programs and databases for the housing and utility infrastructure systems, university students, specialists in digital economics and law, students of the housing and copyright law and related legal courses, theorists of modern civil law and practicing lawyers.
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TY - CONF AU - D.A. Toporov PY - 2019/12 DA - 2019/12 TI - Expert assessment issues of civil legal protection of computer software and databases based on the example of the software complex for payment systems within the housing and utility infrastructure BT - Proceedings of the International Scientific and Practical Conference on Digital Economy (ISCDE 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 472 EP - 476 SN - 2352-5428 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iscde-19.2019.147 DO - 10.2991/iscde-19.2019.147 ID - Toporov2019/12 ER -