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digital rights managementnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation DRM)
INTERNET, E-COMMERCE, LAW the way that a ​companycontrols how ​userspay for music, films, ​books, etc. that are ​available on the ​internet or on ​electronicequipment in a digitalform: A ​company that ​providesdigitalrightsmanagementservices said that AOL ​wants to ​maintaincontrol over its music ​labels and movie ​studios.
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