Microsoft, Time Warner and Thomson Acquire ContentGuard

Posted on March 29, 2005

Microsoft, Time Warner and Thomson have announced completion of their three-way acquisition of ContentGuard. ContentGuard is a developer of Digital Rights Management technologies. The term Digital Rights Management describes a wide range of technologies that are being developed to allow movies, music and other digital content to be accessed by users on the Internet while protecting that content from illegal copying and counterfeiting. Thomson, Microsoft and Time Warner will each hold equal 33 percent voting positions in ContentGuard and will each appoint two seats on the ContentGuard board.

More from The Write News


  • Kylie Jenner Crushes Snapchat Stock With Tweet


  • Economy Loses 33,000 Jobs in September. First Loss in Seven Years


  • WWE Video is Source of Donald Trump's Juvenile CNN Bodyslamming Video