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NOTE: The following news release replaces and corrects the previous Copyright Clearance Center news release, which ran earlier Monday on Business Wire, BW2293 (MA-CCC).

Dow Jones Expands Its Use of Copyright Clearance Center's Rightslink

as the Exclusive E-Commerce Solution to Customers' Reprint and

Permissions Needs

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), the world's largest licensing agent for text reproduction rights, today announced that Dow Jones has expanded its use of Rightslink, CCC's digital rights management solution, to fulfill all online orders to reproduce or reprint Dow Jones content, in paper and electronic format.

"We have been successfully using Rightslink for one and a half years to fulfill reprint orders online and provide instant permission for customers to reuse Dow Jones articles in their own materials," said Joe Acevedo, director Reprints and Permissions, Dow Jones & Company, Inc. "Now we are delighted to be using this fast, reliable service to fulfill WebReprint orders from customers who want to post Dow Jones articles on their Web sites."

The Dow Jones WebReprint Service(R) provides users with an easy process for posting links to articles from The Wall Street Journal and Barron's on their own Web sites. After customers select the online articles they need, they are seamlessly linked to CCC's Rightslink service, which instantly processes their orders. Users then receive the links for the articles via e-mail.

"Dow Jones was among the very first publishers to go live with Rightslink," said Bob Weiner, CCC's vice president of Corporate Sales and Rightsholder Relations. "Their recent decision to expand use of the service affirms Rightslink's success as both a revenue generator and an innovative e-commerce solution for enhancing customer service."

With the use of Rightslink for WebReprints, Dow Jones customers now have a single seamless solution for purchasing paper and electronic reprints as well as instant permission to republish Dow Jones content in their newsletters, books, e-mail, CD-ROMs and other formats.

About Copyright Clearance Center

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC) is the world's largest licensing agent for text reproduction rights and provider of many licensing services for reproducing copyrighted materials in print and electronic formats. The not-for-profit company was formed in 1978 to facilitate compliance with U.S. copyright law. CCC currently manages rights relating to over 1.75 million works and represents more than 9,600 publishers and hundreds of thousands of authors and other creators, directly or through their representatives. CCC-licensed customers in the U.S. number over 10,000 corporations and subsidiaries (including 92 of the Fortune 100 companies), as well as thousands of government agencies, law firms, document suppliers, libraries, academic institutions, copy shops and bookstores. CCC is a member of the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO) and has bilateral agreements with reproduction rights organizations in 14 countries worldwide, under which it repatriates fees for overseas use of U.S. works. CCC can be found on the World Wide Web at copyright.com.

About Dow Jones & Company

Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ; dowjones.com) publishes The Wall Street Journal and its international and online editions, Barron's and the Far Eastern Economic Review, Dow Jones Newswires, Dow Jones Indexes and the Ottaway group of community newspapers. Dow Jones is co-owner with Reuters Group of Factiva, with Hearst of SmartMoney and with NBC of CNBC television operations in Asia and Europe. Dow Jones also provides news content to CNBC and radio stations in the U.S.

Copyright Clearance Center and the CCC logo are registered trademarks of Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. Rightslink is a trademark of Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.
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