TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Information Today;Mar1996, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
18986725

 

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