[pp.int.general] "DRM" terminology in other languages

Daniel Riaño danielrr2 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 14:33:46 CEST 2014

Is that a question? Before attempt an answer, I have to say that the
motivation of the question was not to start a debate on natural language
semantics, but to prepare for the International Day against
DRM<http://www.defectivebydesign.org/dayagainstdrm/>in Spain and
Spanish-speaking countries (and other countries as well)



2014-04-25 14:29 GMT+02:00 Anouk <jakobsheep at gmail.com>:

> Coming to the core concept(ualisation), do we /truly/ understand our 'own'
> language
> mr Natural :p
> On 25 April 2014 13:54, Daniel Riaño <danielrr2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What is, in your opinion, a good translation into your language, of
>> "DRM"? By "good translation" I understand a translation that's not too
>> narrow, or too broad, but doesn't necessarily needs to be a word-by-word
>> translation of "Digital rights management" but a clear designation of the
>> technical concept.
>> The conventional translation into Spanish "Gestión digital de derechos" (<
>> http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gesti%C3%B3n_digital_de_derechos>), as well
>> as the translation into many other languages (as per the WP) seems to me to
>> fall in the the literally fair category (since very close to the English
>> term) but it is too broad semantically, since "derechos" ("rights") is too
>> wide a concept for the subset of rights really concerned. Wouldn't "Gestión
>> digital de copyright" be a best translation? (assuming that you can use
>> "copyright" as an "internationally accepted" term)
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