What does AACS mean in General Computing?

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Advanced Access Content System

The Advanced Access Content System (AACS) is a Digital RightsManagement system for HD-DVD and Blu-Ray Discs developed by a consortium that includes Disney, Intel, Microsoft, Matsushita, (Panasonic), Warner Brothers, IBM, Toshiba, and Sony. The general idea of Digital Rights Management (DRM) is to restrict access control to electronic media and playback devices and retain full control by the copyright owner. We first give a brief overview of AACS and then discuss some of the issues arising from AACS and DRM in general. Please explain last sentence:

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What does AACS mean?

Advanced Access Content System(ProperNoun)
A standard for content distribution and digital rights management.

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