Implementing a Rights Expression Language

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This is the third and last in a series of posts about managing digital asset rights and permissions. The first post in the series examines underlying rights concepts, while the second introduces four rights expression languages. These posts are based on Demian Hess’ article “Managing digital rights with rights expression languages”, which appears in the Autumn/Fall 2015 issue […]

Introducing Four Rights Expression Languages: ccREL, PLUS, MPEG 21/5 and ODRL

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This is the second in a series of posts about managing digital asset rights and permissions. The first post in the series examines underlying rights concepts. The next post outlines the steps enterprises should take to implement a rights expression language. These posts are based on Demian Hess’ article “Managing digital rights with rights expression languages”, […]

Managing Digital Asset Rights and Permissions

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Digital asset managers must track and act on the rights attached to their assets in order to avoid serious legal penalties for copyright infringement. Many stock photo houses have made a cottage industry out of suing companies for copyright violations, and US law states that the penalty for a single copyright infringement can be as high as […]