RE: Restricting PDF copying

Subject: RE: Restricting PDF copying
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 10:15:20 -0400

No way to allow them to open it on the network, without allowing them to
copy it from the network, huh?

Call me a dreamer,


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Spreadbury, David
> Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 10:12 AM
> To: Dan Goldstein; TECHWR-L
> Subject: RE: Restricting PDF copying
> With Acrobat you can restrict the copying of the content from the PDF.
> You can prevent the printing of the PDF. You can prevent anyone from
> making changes to the content.
> To keep anyone from copying it from a network drive, restrict
> access to the network drive/folder. If the PDF can't be seen, it
> can't be copied.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Goldstein
> Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 9:06 AM
> Subject: Restricting PDF copying
> Posting a PDF file on a shared network. The PDF is secured against
> printing. Is it possible, using either Acrobat or Windows settings, to
> secure it against being copied?
> The goal here is not to keep out the bad guys -- nothing can do that.
> The goal is to restrict copying by good guys, when they forget which
> files are not supposed to be copied.
> Thanks,
> Dan

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