FTC Digital Rights Management town hall meeting: summing up

March 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

From Teleread, author not listed: FTC Digital Rights Management town hall meeting: summing up Posted: 26 Mar 2009 09:39 AM PDT I have had a day to think about what I saw at the FTC’s town hall meeting on Digital Rights Management yesterday, and what it might mean for the future of DRM. The conference […]

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DRM – What is it and why should libraries care?

September 17th, 2008 · Comments Off

What is DRM? DRM stands for Digital Rights Management, coding added to digital content to control access.  DRM prevents copying, editing, and sharing of digital files.   You may have come across DRM in your personal use of digital music or digital video recorders.  More importantly, if your library offers or plans to offer ebooks, audiobooks, […]

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