Two Companies Join to Create a New Pay-Per-Use Pricing Option for CD-ROM

March 1996
Information Today;Mar1996, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p25
Trade Publication
The article reports that CD-MAX Inc., provider of copyright protection, metering, and billing services for publishers of electronic information, has signed an agreement with Dataware Technologies Inc. to integrate CD-MAX's metering technology with Dataware's Advanced Design Library (ADL), its CD-ROM retrieval software. Publishers using Dataware's ADL can now sell electronic information on a pay-per-use basis through the CD-MAX metering and billing system. Dataware and CD-MAX plan further collaboration of encryption techniques and strategies. The patented CD-MAX software system works by enhancing the publisher's data with a customized encryption and metering program. The system enables publishers to price electronic information with greater flexibility, using their choice of pay-per-use options.


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