RE: Restricting PDF copying

Subject: RE: Restricting PDF copying
From: "Simon North" <Simon -dot- North -at- quintiq -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 16:19:39 +0200


Dan said:

> With Acrobat you can restrict the copying of the content from the
> You can prevent the printing of the PDF. You can prevent anyone from
> making changes to the content.

It's a good thing you said "good guys", because you would be wasting
time trying to block the "bad guys" this way. Acrobat's PDF security is
trivial to break, especially if you don't use a good password, and even
it's just a question of time.

Regards, Simon North

Simon North, Technical Writer.
Quintiq Application Software BV
's Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands


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