Digital Rights Management (Drm)

Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a class of technologies that are used by hardware manufacturers, publishers, copyright holders, and individuals with the intent to control the use of digital content and devices after sale; there are, however, many competing definitions. With First-generation DRM software, the intent is to control copying; With Second-generation DRM, the intent is to control executing, viewing, copying, printing and altering of works or devices. The term is also sometimes referred to as copy protection, copy prevention, and copy control, although the correctness of doing so is disputed. DRM is a set of access control technologies.
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  • Poster child for piracy, BitTorrent wants to go legit

    Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke turned a few heads when he turned to BitTorrent last week to exclusively distribute his new album, “Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes.” And yet six days later, it hit a million downloads. With that sort of traction, BitTorrent argues creators of all stripes should distribute and monetize their content through its bundle platform.

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