Category Watermarking

E-Book Retail Platform Offers Choice of Watermarking or DRM

EditionGuard is a “white label” e-book retail platform that, like many of its type, is based on Adobe technology, including Adobe Content Server DRM.  This week the company added an option called EditionGuard Social DRM, which enables its customers — publishers, retailers, and independent authors — to use e-book watermarking instead of DRM. EditionGuard Social DRM […]

Watermarking and Blockchain Challenges

Last time I talked about blockchain technology and its potential to revolutionize certain types of copyright-related transactions.  Now let’s talk about some challenges.  Even though the potential for blockchain applications in the copyright arena is high, it’s inevitable that many of the schemes being proposed will not pan out; that’s the nature of technology hype. […]

Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Exposes Live Event Streaming Piracy Challenges

Will there be an equivalent to Google’s Content ID for live streams?

Copyright Alert System Releases First Year Results

Comparison of data from the US Copyright Alert System with HADOPI in France suggests that the threat of fines and Internet service suspensions does deter online file-sharing.

E-Book Watermarking Gains Traction in Europe

Highlights from a new study on the global e-book market.

Content Protection for 4k Video

A call for dialog with technology vendors about protecting the next generation of Hollywood content.

Digimarc Acquires Attributor

Another sign of the growing importance of monitoring the Internet for copyright infringement.