au: Aboriginal archive offers new DRM

A new method of digital rights management (DRM) which relies on a user’s profile has been pioneered by Aboriginal Australians.The Mukurtu Wumpurrarni-kari Archive has been developed by a community based in Australia’s Northern Territory.It asks every person who logs in for their name, age, sex and standing within their community.This information then restricts what they can search for in the archive, offering a new take on DRM.

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