Digital rights management (DRM) refers to a group of technologies utilized to manage and ensure proper use and distribution of artistic, creative, and intellectual works, concerning the role of their creators and their intended purpose. Moreover, digital assets, used as evidence documents and generally involved in journalistic and media services, are also subjected to the attribution of intellectual rights and properties, therefore to DRM. It is a rather complicated framework, associated with many technological, legal, creative, and financial issues that concern both producers and consumers.

The need to control distribution and usage of intellectual works appeared along with the advent of intellectual rights and the associated regulations and copyright law. Along with the regulatory and legal framework, technological prevention solutions were also attempted to stop ...

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