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Monday, May 26, 2003

MS releases DRM app for IE
Microsoft is releasing one part of its DRM strategy, a browser tool in beta which controls readers' abilities to copy or edit a document.

The Rights Management Add-on, available in a beta, or test version, allows permitted users to view files, the company said. The Web browser plug-in is meant to help companies protect sensitive documents, e-mail and other Web-based data from being manipulated, forwarded or copied by unauthorized individuals.

Microsoft explains quite clearly:

Document authors, Web site authors, and creators of Web-based applications can deliver protected information by restricting permission. This provides protection, not only while the information is in transit, but also after the recipient of the information has received it. [emphasis added]

The browser beta app requires running the Windows Rights Management Client.

(via John Clements)
:: posted by Bryan, 12:33 PM |

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