License enforcement the application of an access control policy on code, restricting the environments in which it may be executed.
License enforcement is a type of digital rights management where the access control restrictions concern code. For example, a license enforcement policy might constrain the code to be executed on a particular machine, or only on a single machine at once. Use this tag for questions about code licensing schemes, license key management, copy protection mechanisms, etc. See also drm, reverse-engineering.