Tuesday, July 22, 2008

B - Is the answer still in the machine: do publishers need digital rights management?

Calow D, Egan R. Is the answer still in the machine: do publishers need digital rights management? Learned Publishing 2008;21:167-175
doi: 10.1087/095315108X323857

The implementation of digital rights management technology in other media sectors provides valuable lessons to publishers. In electronic publishing, digital rights management must form part of a flexible solution to the problem of unauthorized digital reproduction and distribution of copyright works – rather than relying on an academic culture of trust.

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