Release Notes

The protection release notes highlight the additions and improvements JWP has made to content protection. If you have any questions after reading a release note and linked documentation, please contact your JWP representative.


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Studio DRM with JW Platform


2023 January

Date Description
24 Jan 2023 General Improvement
  • An Offline policy has been added to the Default DRM Policies. Offline playback will no longer be checked by default in the Highest and High Default DRM Policies. Learn more about the Offline and other Default DRM Policies.
13 Jan 2023 Update
  • Opened up access to metadata for unsigned requests for DRM media. Now unsigned Delivery API requests to Single DRM media objects and DRM Playlist objects will return metadata (e.g. thumbnails, descriptions) along with unplayable video source URLs.

    Playable video source URLs are only returned on signed requests. This enables an anonymous user to browse content in a web app but requires the user to be logged in for video playback.

2022 November

Date Description
23 Nov 2022 General Improvement
  • Broadcast Live streams provisioned with DRM can now be added as an externally hosted media item in DRM-enabled properties.

  • NOTE: It is not recommended to externally host media in a DRM-enabled property except if it is an encrypted Broadcast Live stream.