Content Security

The Copyright Office announced that it will enter the next phase in the implementation of its business process reengineering effort to modernize operations from a paper-based to a Web-based processing environment.

Posted Jun 27, 2008

ACAP, the new protocol that enables publishers to control how their online content is re-used, is to adopt semantics of the Picture Licensing Universal System (PLUS).

Posted Jun 24, 2008

CDNetworks, a content delivery network (CDN), and Nirvanix, a global "Cloud Storage" platform provider optimized for media, announced a partnership to deliver a unified cloud storage and content delivery service.

Posted Jun 24, 2008

CrossRef, a non-profit membership association, announced the launch of CrossCheck, a new initiative to aid publishers in verifying the originality of scholarly content.

Posted Jun 20, 2008

Voltage Security, provider of information encryption, and Websense, Inc., provider of Web, email, and data protection technologies, introduced an integrated security solution.

Posted Jun 06, 2008

iCopyright, a copyright system for digital content, has launched two new instant licensing services that help online publishers promote lawful reuses of their copyrighted content while protecting their rights.

Posted Jun 06, 2008

IBM announced open client and partner testing of the new IBM Optim Data Privacy Solution for use with SAP solutions, which provides enterprise data management and data privacy capabilities in support of SAP applications.

Posted May 20, 2008

The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters announced that Manuscript Central, a web-based peer review and online submission program, will incorporate the iThenticate checking tool into its submission and peer review process.

Posted May 09, 2008

It's been 8 years since the Electronic Signature Act—legislation that makes electronic signatures as legally binding as paper-based signatures—was signed by President Clinton. Although it's been nearly a decade, the use of e-signature technology is now steadily gainingmore widespread prominence and acceptance—savingtime and making money.

Posted May 06, 2008

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a provider of licensing services and web-based tools, announced a set of enhancements to Rightsphere, the company's rights advisory and management tool.

Posted Apr 29, 2008

The free flow of information is the lifeblood of any organization, but it's critical that organizationshave a way to ensure control of documents wherever they travel. This is where Information Rights Management (IRM) comes into play.

Posted Apr 29, 2008

iCopyright, a copyright service for online content, has entered into a digital content copyright protection and permission agreement with The Associated Press.

Posted Apr 18, 2008

Voltage, an enterprise security company, introduced a Security as a Service (SaaS) version of Voltage SecureFile, a solution for protecting documents and files.

Posted Apr 11, 2008

Net neutrality advocates are riled up over AT&T’s recent announcement that it may start playing traffic cop, sniffing and snuffing out illegally transmitted copyrighted material sent over its network.

Posted Apr 04, 2008

Dear Warner Music Group Executives:

The BBC reports that 20 million people wanted to purchase tickets to the historic Led Zeppelin show held at the O2 Arena on Dec. 10, 2007. Needless to say, with only 20,000 tickets available, there were many disappointed fans who couldn’t be there when the band took the stage for the first time in 19 years.

Posted Mar 28, 2008

With a nod toward broadcasters and media companies that are looking to deliver and protect Flash video, Adobe Systems Incorporated announced on Wednesday the availability of the Adobe Flash Media Rights Management Server software.

Posted Mar 21, 2008

Raytheon Oakley Systems, Inc., and Kazeon Systems, Inc., have partnered to integrate Raytheon Oakley's data leakage prevention, user activity monitoring, investigation, and forensics capabilities with Kazeon's eDiscovery platform to provide a single solution for insider threat protection.

Posted Mar 14, 2008

Widevine Technologies, a provider of multiformat, multiplatform DRM, announced an integration with Origin Digital.

Posted Mar 07, 2008

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a provider of text-licensing solutions, announced that it is expanding the availability of its Annual Copyright License for academic institutions to colleges and universities of all sizes.

Posted Feb 29, 2008

Liquid Machines, Inc., a provider of enterprise rights management (ERM) solutions, announced that it has closed its Series D financing with $10 million from both new and existing investors.

Posted Feb 05, 2008

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has entered talks with universities in order to uphold copyright laws for course content in digital formats.

Posted Jan 29, 2008

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) announced that three universities--Hofstra, Syracuse, and Marquette--have reached an agreement with the AAP on new copyright guidelines.

Posted Jan 22, 2008

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a provider of copyright licensing solutions, announced that scientists, researchers, physicians, college faculty, and other readers of scholarly journals hosted by Stanford University's HighWire Press now can obtain permissions and licenses to use content from those journals in a variety of ways.

Posted Dec 07, 2007

Macrovision Corporation announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain technology assets from Cryptography Research, Inc. (CRI), the San Francisco-based R&D organization focused on solving complex security problems.

Posted Nov 20, 2007

A closer look at iCopyright, which boasts an 80% market share of major publishers and newswire services in the United States.

Posted Nov 14, 2007