RSiCopyright Provides Forbes.Com with Digital Content Licensing Services

Mar 09, 2004


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RSiCopyright has announced that Forbes.com will manage reprint and other online content licensing requests using RSiCopyright's Instant Clearance Service and Clip&Copy services. The online selected RSiCopyright's services to protect its copyrighted content, immediately track and fulfill reuse requests, simplify the licensing process for readers, and maximize licensing revenue opportunities.

The implementation of RSiCopyright's services gives readers licensing access to Forbes.com news stories produced each business day. RSiCopyright's Instant Clearance Service is a Web-based content licensing system. By clicking on RSiCopyright's "house" icon located under Forbes.com articles, readers can purchase the reprint rights they need while helping them comply with international copyright laws. Readers can then choose how they want to license the content. Options include: Web reprints, Adobe Acrobat PDFs, bulk formatted email, permission-to-use or photocopy license. Organizations and individuals also can request customized hard-copy reprints or custom eprints.

RSiCopyright's Clip&Copy service is a free, online news-clipping service that identifies licensable online content. Clip&Copy will offer readers the option to purchase online and print licensing rights for Forbes.com content. By filling out an account profile, readers can receive news stories that meet their detailed search criteria.

Forbes.com can document each reuse request with RSiCopyright's downstream tracking system. The benefits include a quick turnaround on licensing revenue, information on the type of license requested and a better understanding of the audience for reuse requests.  

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