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July 21, 2012

CIMM DEFINITION: Indicators on a stream of data that allows, prevents or places restrictions on the recording of the content. Such restrictions can include limits on number of copies made, inability to save or diminished quality of video should it be recorded. (Source:  Wikipedia)

2: A set of status bits sent in the data stream of a digital television program indicating whether or not the data stream can be recorded or if there are any restrictions on recorded content. (Source: Nielsen)