[slightly OT] File protection from copying

Subject: [slightly OT] File protection from copying
From: "Lev Abramov" <lev -dot- abramov -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 10:59:08 +0200

Hi All

A friend has just completed writing a book which he wants to market online
as an e-book. He's looking for a file format which would ensure that the
e-book can only be used on one computer and not be circulated freely in
violation of copyright.

MP3 files downloaded to an iPod cannot be transferred to another iPod.

Is there any tool that would protect a text-based document in a similar

Am I being naive?



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