Sun Shines

Dye, Jessica
November 2005
EContent;Nov2005, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p8
Trade Publication
This article features the Open Media Commons initiative, an open source project of Sun Microsystems aimed at developing a royalty-free rights management standard for digital content. Sun has already made the first move by offering for free download from its Web site its internal Sun Labs program Project DReaM, a collection of Sun's DRM software, under the Common Development and Distribution License. Included for download are DRM-OPERA, Java Stream Assembly and the Sun Streaming Server. With this new project, Sun will be challenging digital content device manufacturers like Microsoft, Sony, and Apple.


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