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Electronic Commerce: Digital-Rights Management

Proposed Standards for Managing Rights

Proposed standards for managing rights to digital media include:


For an overview of this topic, see "Electronic Rights Management and Digital Identifier Systems" by Daniel J. Gervais and "Technologies for Intellectual Property Protection," from a National Academy of Sciences publication called The Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information Age.

To keep up with changes in intellectual property law, go to For news on the digital rights management industry, see DRM Watch.

Rights Management Technologies

Some rights management technologies (including digital watermarks) and their corporate sponsors are:

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