Faculty Advisor

King, Brian M.


Digital Rights Management is a general term given to technology which serves to restrict access to content. This paper explains what Digital Rights Management is and what its purpose is. Prior art containing DRM policies will be analyzed to show why the reader should be aware of DRM, how DRM has been accepted by the market, and its potential ramifications. The paper concludes with suggestions about the future of DRM policies.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2007

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project


Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering