Media rights management has always been a complex business, where cable and broadcast networks pay large sums of money for the right to broadcast a specific show or movie at specific times on specific channels.
What is Rights Management?
Rights Management is used when referring to protecting and controlling information within Enterprise, whether it’s a document or controlling license. There are four types of Rights management which are control of the document, enterprise rights management, information rights management, and digital rights management. The information rights management and enterprise rights management are usually used when referring to protect and control the information within an enterprise.
Rights management covers most forms of information control, whether it’s a document rights management (Control of Documents), enterprise rights management (ERM), information rights management (IRM), or digital rights management (DRM). They are all the same things and are compatible terms. IRM and ERM are normally used when referring to protecting and controlling information within an Enterprise.
Document Rights Management vs Digital Rights Management
Documents rights management and Digital Rights Management relates to a mixture of access control technologies utilized to limit access, editing, or modification of copyrighted digital properties beyond the agreed terms of service. The primary goal of DRM is to protect intellectual property from being copied and distributed without adequately compensating the owners of the property. Most commonly, DRM is applied to mass-produced media including video games, different types of software, audios, and videos DRM can come in the form of encryption, scrambling, digital watermarks, CD keys, etc.
Rights management is a term of the control system that allows the owner to access the information immediately. The two types of rights management are the rights of the author/owner of the work and the rights of the user of a task. In that context, by using “work,” it means very loosely, anything that has been gathered in digital form, for example, video, pictures, ebooks, etc.…