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From Krist van Besien <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to prevent a site to be grabbed ?
Date Fri, 27 Mar 2009 15:22:22 GMT
On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Mark H. Wood <> wrote:

> If you must control how the file is used, you must arrange that only
> software provided by you is able to make it usable, and that that
> software has only the functions you specify.  This reduces the problem
> from "impossible" to "impossible in the long term and monumentally
> difficult in the short".  History is replete with failed attempts.

As long as the image eventually must appear on a monitor you don't
control or the music must eventually come out of a set of loudpeakers
in a room owned by someone else you will not be able to stop copying.
It's that simple. No DRM will ever work.


Bremgarten b. Bern, Switzerland
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