DRM and Micropayments Make Or Break for Broadband


In a new report published by Broadband Stakeholder Group in UK, the association warns that DRM and micropayments are becoming ‘make or break’ issues for the whole of the broadband value chain…”They are the missing links that are preventing broadband from delivering its real potential for consumers and businesses alike. Government and industry must show leadership to start addressing these issues.”

The BSG has issued 11 recommendations to government. These include urgently looking into ways of developing “effective measures for enforcing intellectual property rights”, and actively promoting “the development and spread of global DRM-related standards”.

For the full report, click here (PDF file– 729 KB, 40 pages)

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