Sun debuts open-source DRM project

Posted on Wednesday, August 24 2005 @ 8:55 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Sun unveiled a new open and free digital rights management (DRM) technology called DREAM (DRM everywhere available).
Digital rights management technology ensures access to digital content for legitimate users while blocking access to individuals who try to access the data in violation of copyright licences. Many companies have developed DRM technologies, including Apple, Microsoft and Real. , meaning that a song purchased in Apple's iTunes music store can't be played in media players from Microsoft or Real.

However, these technologies aren't compatible..
Read on at VNU Net

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