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Short Take: Encryption patent awarded

Digital Delivery, which provides tools for electronic software distribution, has been awarded a patent for its encryption technology. The patent covers the way encryption and decryption keys are created, managed, and used in Digital Delivery's TitleBuilder product, used by software publishers and information providers to distribute products on CD-ROM or over the Internet. The technology lets customers easily decrypt software they buy without sacrificing security for the software publisher.

Digital Delivery, which provides tools for electronic software distribution, has been awarded a patent for its encryption technology. The patent covers the way encryption and decryption keys are created, managed, and used in Digital Delivery's TitleBuilder product, used by software publishers and information providers to distribute products on CD-ROM or over the Internet. The technology lets customers easily decrypt software they buy without sacrificing security for the software publisher.