Content Security

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

Copyright Clearance Center Inc. (CCC), a provider of text-licensing solutions, has released a complete redesign and enhancements to its website,

Posted May 15, 2007

A recent survey of information managers and human resources professionals conducted by ARMA International reveals that nearly half of the organizations are not training their employees on how to properly manage their records and information.

Posted May 11, 2007

American Business Media (ABM) has reached an agreement with iCopyright, a provider of content marketing, content licensing, and copyright permissions, to make the iCopyright “tag” and services available to ABM member publishers at a reduced rate.

Posted Apr 27, 2007

LTU Technologies, a provider of image search and recognition solutions, has released a new version of its software that analyzes images and video content in real-time, for the purpose of protecting against pornography and unauthorized use of intellectual property.

Posted Apr 20, 2007

Arxan Technologies Inc., a provider of security solutions designed to protect software applications, has announced a deal aimed at further strengthening the battle against piracy of digital media including films, videos, and television programs during the production and post-production process.

Posted Apr 17, 2007

Autonomy Corporation plc, a provider of infrastructure software for the enterprise and proponent of Meaning-Based Computing, has released the Virage Automatic Copyright Infringement Detection (ACID).

Posted Apr 10, 2007