What does DRM stand for?

Digital Rights Management

An acronym that refers to a collection of systems used to protect the copyrights of electronic media such as music and movies; helps ensure publishers of electronic media sources that they will receive the appropriate compensation for their products; limits the illegal propagation of copyrighted works.


"iTunes uses DRM to limit the number of devices authorized to play a purchased song."

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Last Updated: February 5, 2014

DRM definition

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