Digimarc® Guardian FAQ

This information was updated May 18, 2016.

What document types are protected by Guardian for Content?

Guardian for Content provides universal content protection solutions for documents, publications and e-books with premium managed search services can find virtually any file format on the web. File formats that can be marked for identification include .epub, .mobi, and .pdf.

  • Documents
  • .epub
  • .mobi
  • .pdf

If you're interested in protecting only images and artwork, please learn more about our Digimarc for Images solution with pre-packaged solutions and custom options and pricing available for enterprise customers.

How does Guardian protect my content?

Guardian combines imperceptible digital identifiers, automated web crawling, managed search services, and robust copyright enforcement tools.

What does the Guardian imperceptible identifier do?

When applied to your documents, our imperceptible identifiers give you the ability to trace an infringing file back to the channel or user from which it originated.

Does Guardian search everything on the internet?

Guardian for Content solutions search and identify content across a broad set of known "cyberlocker" and peer-to-peer (P2P) sites, as well as app stores, e-commerce sites and general web sites. We help you find violations of your content usage permissions in the places where it is mostly likely to appear.

How does Guardian for Content take enforcement action on behalf of customers?

Guardian for Content offers an end-to-end service that discovers and validates pirated content on cyberlockers, peer-to-peer networks and other offending sites. This available service will initiate and manage an integrated takedown process against infringing material. Please contact us for customizable pricing packages.

How much does Guardian for Content Cost?

Guardian for Content follows an enterprise licensing model that is based on the volume of documents being protected and the desired level of search and enforcement. For a quote, please contact us today and we can discuss your specific requirements.

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