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Canto, a provider of digital asset management (DAM) solutions, and MediaSec Technologies, developer of watermarking technologies, have announced a new partnership targeted at protecting the ownership of digital assets.

Posted Dec 10, 2004

Paris-based Thomson, a provider of technologies, systems, and services for media companies will become a strategic investor in ContentGuard, a developer of digital rights management (DRM) intellectual property. Thomson has also announced that it has licensed patents from ContentGuard.

Posted Nov 30, 2004

Liquid Machines, a provider of enterprise rights management (ERM) solutions, has announced Liquid Machines Email Control Version 6.0, a policy management and secure messaging solution that is designed to enforce corporate messaging policies consistently across the extended enterprise.

Posted Nov 16, 2004

Mobile content was once considered mass market and low value, so primitive DRM solutions sufficed. Today, the distribution of rich multimedia content and an increasing amount of sensitive corporate content mandates a much more stringent approach to mobile DRM.

Posted Nov 12, 2004

FaceTime Communications, a provider of solutions intended to secure, manage, and extend IM and P2P applications, has announced two security initiatives.

Posted Nov 09, 2004

Cadmus Communications Corporation has announced that Select Registry, Distinguished Inns of North America, has chosen Cadmus MediaWorks and ArticleWorks solutions in an effort to provide enhanced marketing services to its members.

Posted Nov 05, 2004

Cadmus Communications Corporation has announced that The Program on Negotiation (PON) at Harvard Law School will use RapidRights from Cadmus ArticleWorks for digital rights management (DRM) protection of its role simulations and case studies.

Posted Oct 29, 2004

Adobe Systems Incorporated and GeoTrust, Inc., a provider of identity verification solutions for ebusiness, have announced the availability of a jointly-developed certified document service or "CDS" solution.

Posted Oct 15, 2004

The FCC has mandated that all television stations be capable of broadcasting HDTV by 2006, but that isn’t the date that the Electronic Frontier Foundation is counting down to. Instead, it’s July 1, 2005—the day that the FCC’s broadcast flag mandate takes effect.

Posted Oct 11, 2004

ABC Television Network (ABC), a unit of The Walt Disney Company, has reached agreement with London-based Teletrax, a subsidiary of MediaLink Worldwide Incorporated, to electronically track the U.S. television airings of its TV promotions, including promotions for "Alias," "NYPD Blue," and "The Bachelor."

Posted Sep 28, 2004

Increasing complaints by new media firms that big-name media companies are blocking their access to content has prompted EU Competition Commissioner Mario Monti to launch an investigation. Speaking before an audience of telecommunications and entertainment companies in Brussels, Monti said his office would open an inquiry later this year into the provision of content—music, films, and sports—over the Internet for such services as video-on-demand (VoD).

Posted Sep 01, 2004

Juniper Networks, Inc. has announced that Quad/Graphics, a privately held printer of magazines, catalogs, and other commercial products, has deployed NetScreen Secure Access 3000 SSL VPN appliances in an effort to create a secure extranet environment

Posted Aug 13, 2004

Copyright Clearance Center, a provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions, has announced that Dow Jones & Company is using its point-of-content licensing solution, Rightslink, for a new online service, Special News Reports.

Posted Aug 06, 2004

Guardium, Inc., a provider of database access security solutions, has extended its SQL Guard database security platform with the introduction of the SQL Guard Security Suite.

Posted Aug 03, 2004

Hitachi has announced that its Systems Development Laboratory has developed technology to add a watermark in live video content.

Posted Jul 27, 2004

Copyright Clearance Center, a licensing agent for text reproduction rights, has launched a Web-based resource for business professionals called The Guide to Copyright Compliance.

Posted Jul 27, 2004

Ofcom, the regulatory agency for the U.K. communications industries, has proposed a universal content tagging system, according to a consultation document on their Web site. Although this is still very much at the preliminary stage, one of the goals of the proposal is to provide a way to label content that might be offensive or inappropriate, ostensibly to protect young people using electronic media.

Posted Jul 26, 2004

CoreMedia has announced the availability of its next generation service infrastructure for content protection and delivery.

Posted Jul 16, 2004

eMeta Corporation, a provider of digital information access and commerce solutions, has announced that Knight Ridder Digital is using eMeta's eRights Suite to support the registration initiatives at many of its online newspaper properties.

Posted Jul 02, 2004

IBM has announced E-mail Security Management Services, a new managed security service designed to help companies reduce the risks inherent with email communications.

Posted Jun 29, 2004

Juniper Networks, Inc. has announced that it is working with access management companies to ensure interoperability between their products and its new Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)-enabled SSL VPN solutions. Juniper Networks has also announced that its NetScreen Secure Access appliances have integrated the SAML standard.

Posted Jun 29, 2004

LexisNexis U.S., a provider of legal, news, and business information services, has aligned with national compliance firm American Bank Systems (ABS) in an effort to better protect financial institutions from identity fraud and to offer them a tool that can be used in their USA PATRIOT Act compliance efforts.

Posted Jun 18, 2004

eMeta Corporation, a provider of digital commerce and access control solutions, has announced that The Globe and Mail, Canada's National Newspaper, has implemented eMeta's eRights Suite solution to enable its online initiatives.

Posted Jun 15, 2004

DataPower, creator and provider of intelligent XML-Aware Network (XAN) infrastructure, has announced the availability of firmware release 3.0 for its XML-aware networking hardware: DataPower XS40 XML Security Gateway and DataPower XA35 XML Accelerator.

Posted Jun 11, 2004

eMeta Corporation, a provider of digital information access and commerce solutions, has announced that Standard & Poor's, a provider of independent investment research, ratings, and indices, has significantly expanded its relationship with the company by signing an enterprise license agreement that increases its global use of eMeta's eRights Suite.

Posted Jun 08, 2004