repubHub® Earns Prestigious Industry Recognition for Best Service Using Aggregated Content

Posted by Andrew Elston on Jun 02, 2016

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repubHub® Earns Prestigious Industry Recognition for

Best Service Using Aggregated Content

SIIA Business Technology 2016 CODiE Awarded to iCopyright

Washington, D.C. and Seattle, WA (June 2, 2016) – iCopyright’s unique content licensing portal, repubHub has been named the “Best Service Using Aggregated Content” by the Software & Information Industry as part of the association’s 2016 Business Technology SIIA CODiE Awards.

An SIIA CODiE Award win is a prestigious honor. Each award winner was reviewed by a CODIE_2016_winner_black.jpgfield of industry experts whose evaluations determined the finalists. SIIA members then reviewed the finalists and their votes were combined with the scores from the industry experts’ to select this year’s CODiE Awards winners.

About our Award Winning Product

repubHub is the content licensing and syndication portal where editors and publishers can search for content relevant to their editorial mission and obtain the rights to republish it to their websites for free, generating new page views, ad revenue, and readership for both the original publisher and the republisher.

repubHub aggregates world-class content from hundreds of sources, such as International Business Times, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, LA Times, Euronews, Al Jazeera, China Daily, and Tribune News Service. Licensed content is delivered as a branded embed for free, supported by ads, rendering it with fidelity to the original and matching the styling of the licensees site. Ad-free paid versions and instant online and print licenses are also available for modest fees.

Publishers participate in repubHub as both providers of their own original content and as licensees of third-party content. The iCopyright Toolbar plug-in for WordPress makes all of this possible with a simple installation. When deployed in WordPress, content matching an editor's interests is delivered directly into their WP Posts pages where it can be republished with just a few clicks.

“SIIA’s 2016 Business Technology CODiE Award winners are some of the most innovative products impacting businesses across the world. Recognized by their peers, the CODiE winners should be proud of this prestigious accolade honoring excellence in business technology products,” said Rhianna Collier, VP & Managing Director for the Software & Services Division at SIIA. “We congratulate all of this year’s CODiE Award winners, and thank them for the contributions they have made to their industries.”

Details about the winning products can be found at:

About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards

The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence. For more information, visit

About SIIA

SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 800 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For more information, visit The Software & Services Division of SIIA (SSD) represents companies that develop the applications, services, infrastructure and tools driving the success of today’s high-tech industry. For more information, visit

About iCopyright and repubHub

iCopyright has been providing state-of-the-art licensing tools to the digital content industry since its founding in 1998, and has been recognized previously by the SIIA with CODiE awards for “Best Digital Rights Management Service,” in 2001 and 2005. Publishers deploy the iCopyright licensing services by placing a toolbar on their content pages and configuring license and permissions options that make it easy for readers and other publishers to quickly and safely obtain legal copies for reuse. iCopyright aggregates the content from these publishers and other world-class sources in the repubHub content–licensing and syndication portal, expanding the reach of the original content and generating new revenue streams.

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