The transition from e-commerce to m-commerce will introduce additional security threats compared to the status quo; issues that have already been solved for e-commerce re-emerge as security is traded for performance on low-power mobile devices. Nonetheless, as business fundamentally relies on security – the fairness that both parties receive what they were promised – technology protecting intellectual property will most certainly become available. Despite hackers cracking almost every copy protection, online connections will allow implementing secure cryptographic envelopes to protect digital content.
"The Transition from eCommerce to mCommerce: Why Security Should be the Enabling Technology,"
Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application (JITTA):
4, Article 5.
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