News service American Banker Online is deploying the iCopyright suite of web-based permissioning tools. Users will be able obtain permissions for legal reuses of copyrighted content by clicking on iCopyright tags embedded in each article.
The iCopyright suite will allow users to copy or redistribute desirable articles while protecting and tracking a publisher’s proprietary content on the web.
Without erecting barriers to content, iCopyright says that it makes it easy for consumers of content to be respectful of copyrights and publishers such as American Banker to profit from their copyrights when users wish to share content with others.
Our readers will benefit from being able to easily save, forward, and obtain legal copies of our content without worrying about copyright compliance issues, said Howard Gilbert, senior director of e-licensing and reprint services at SourceMedia.