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Computer Business Review: Sun Says DRM Backing Will Come

Aug 24, 2005, 19:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Murphy)

"The company on Monday launched OMC, an open source initiative into which it released DReaM, the basis of a digital rights management architecture Sun hopes will drive interoperability and prevent a few DRM firms putting a 'tollgate' on the internet.

"But no other DRM or media firm publicly backed the move, which left some competitors puzzled. Glenn Edens, director of Sun Labs, told ComputerWire it's more of a 'community' along the lines of an open-source project, rather than an alliance..."

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