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Copyright Clearance Center and Vyou Partner to Enable Content Owners to License, Sell, Deliver and Protect Their Assets Online.

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DANVERS, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 9, 2001

Content Buyers Get Instant Access to High-Value

Content over the Web

Copyright Clearance Center Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) is a not-for-profit U.S. company based in Danvers, Massachusetts, that provides collective copyright licensing services for corporate and academic users of copyrighted materials. , Inc. (CCC CCC

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), the world's largest licensing agent for text reproduction rights, and Vyou Inc., the leading provider of Web-based content access management solutions, today announced a partnership that enables publishers and other content owners to license, package, deliver and protect their high-value online content.

Rightslink(TM), CCC's digital rights management solution, combined with Vyoufirst(TM), Vyou's content access management solution, gives owners of online text, images and video streams a secure, point-of-content commerce solution on their Web pages. Publishers can sell original content, grant permission to redistribute content and sell reprints-directly from the content itself.

"Publishers and other copyright holders can outsource burdensome transaction administration while keeping full control of pricing, formatting, terms of use Terms of Use are rules set up by the owner of an intellectual property or service to govern how they may be legally used.

In many cases, terms of service are used as a contractual agreement between a company and users of a service they provide.
 and the types of media in which their content can be reproduced," said Joseph S. Alen, CCC's president . "Our rights and transaction management technology combined with Vyou's asset protection solution lets content owners build new revenue streams with confidence, by selling valuable intellectual properties they might not otherwise have offered over the Web."

Content owners determine whether Web site visitors can view, copy, capture, save and/or print content, and they control what content, if any, can leave the browser. They can also create highly targeted business models, such as a "try before you buy" option, to promote sales.

"The joint solution from Vyou and CCC gives content owners unprecedented flexibility to price online content in a protected environment," said Peter Levy Peter Levy (born September 5 1955, Farnborough) is a British television and radio presenter, currently host of the BBC regional news programme Look North, broadcast from Hull to East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. , Vyou's CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. . "And it gives content buyers instant access to high-value content for nearly every type of use, via a quick and simple online transaction."

About Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.

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 company was formed in 1978 to facilitate compliance with U.S. copyright law. CCC currently manages rights relating to relating to relate prepconcernant

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 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 This list of the world's largest law firms by revenue is taken from The Lawyer and The American Lawyer and is ordered by 2006 revenue:[1]
  1. Clifford Chance, £1,030.2m – International law firm (headquartered in the UK);
  2. Linklaters, £935.
, document suppliers, libraries, academic institutions, copy shops and bookstores. CCC is a member of the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO IFRRO International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations ) 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

About Vyou Inc.

Vyou Inc., a privately held company privately held company

A firm whose shares are held within a relatively small circle of owners and are not traded publicly.
 based in San Jose, CA, provides real-time, content access management solutions that allow companies to maintain control over their brands and content online. Vyou's Vyoufirst software protects text, images and streaming video from being copied, captured, saved, printed or otherwise redistributed from the Web browser The program that serves as your front end to the Web on the Internet. In order to view a site, you type its address (URL) into the browser's Location field; for example,, and the home page of that site is downloaded to you.  without permission, enabling new business and revenue-generating opportunities. For more information, visit

Vyou and Vyoufirst are trademarks of Vyou Inc.

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