Content Security

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

The Fair Use Doctrine, as outlined in Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, attempts to strike a balance between copyright holders and those who seek to use copyrighted materials for noncommercial uses, parodies, or transformative works.

Posted Nov 08, 2007

Several of the world's internet and media companies announced their joint support for a set of collaborative principles that enable the continued growth and development of user-generated content online and respect the intellectual property of content owners.

Posted Oct 23, 2007

RoyaltyShare, a provider of digital royalty and content management solutions to the entertainment industry, announced it has expanded its service.

Posted Sep 21, 2007

Print plagiarism used to be considered an occupational hazard for scholars and writers. However, with the advent of the internet, plagiarizing someone else’s original work requires less heavy lifting than ever. Luckily, the digital environment can make spotting poached pieces easier too.

Posted Sep 04, 2007

PlagiatInform 1.2 is now supplemented with an installation wizard that makes it easier to set the work of server part of the program.

Posted Aug 21, 2007

CrossRef has announced that it had entered into an agreement with iParadigms to develop a system that allows scholarly and professional publishers to verify the originality of submitted and published works. The

Posted Aug 03, 2007

General Assembly of the international Digital Media Project (DMP) has approved the latest version of its Interoperable Digital Rights Management (DRM) Platform (IDP).

Posted Jul 27, 2007

HiSoftware has announced the release of Compliance Sheriff version 2.0, an enterprise policy management solution designed to provide testing and reporting for standards-based policies including accessibility, privacy, and site quality.

Posted Jul 24, 2007

The second provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998 gave service providers a “safe harbor” from copyright infringement if they removed the alleged infringing content from their websites at the request of the copyright owner. However, content-filtering technology has evolved since Congress passed the DMCA, which may in turn affect how the law is interpreted and enforced. Thus, despite an increasingly blurry line between who is responsible for removing content, the courts have begun to send a message to service providers: Now you have technology available to help avoid infringement, so you need to take a more proactive role in filtering copyrighted content.

Posted Jul 24, 2007

Day Software has announced general availability of its stand-alone digital asset management solution.

Posted Jul 20, 2007

Google Inc. has acquired Postini, which offers message security, archiving, encryption, and policy enforcement solutions.

Posted Jul 10, 2007

Meridio, a worldwide provider of enterprise Document and Records Management (eDRM) software engineered for Microsoft .NET based technologies, has announced the availability of Meridio 5.0, the next release of its eDRM solution.

Posted Jun 12, 2007

Xiotech Corporation has introduced a system that proactively captures, classifies, manages, and controls the thousands of electronic files organizations generate that can potentially become evidence in a legal or compliance action.

Posted Jun 11, 2007

Recommind, a provider of enterprise search and automated categorization systems for law firms and enterprises, has unveiled Decisiv Email, a new product that addresses the compliance, ediscovery, and records management needs of large enterprises and professional service firms by handling email.

Posted Jun 11, 2007

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a provider of copyright licensing solutions, has announced several enhancements to Rightsphere, the company’s rights advisory and management service.

Posted Jun 08, 2007

Macrovision Corporation has announced two solutions for information publishers to digitally package, sell, control, and distribute their digital goods and services.

Posted Jun 08, 2007

Nearly half of professionals across a broad range of industries have taken data with them--anything from documents and lists to sales proposals and contracts--when they’ve left a job, according to the global “Information Security Survey on Internal Threats.”

Posted May 22, 2007

MessageGate Inc., a provider of email governance, has released a study that uncovers issues and concerns surrounding information security and IT governance for enterprise messaging.

Posted May 22, 2007 has launched a new, free, online community built specifically with fair compensation to the artist at its foundation.

Posted May 15, 2007