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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
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