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RE: Attention Paleolife Artists [offlist]


You will also have to prevent the use of web site copier, which is easy of
use for most people. 
You can do it by using dynamic web page generated by php (or asp, or
whatever...) to hide the url of your files. 

But it will be harder to protect your files from being stored in the
temporary files of the browser, 
and it will get really tough to protect your pictures from being copied when
displayed on screen.
Tools like paint shop pro can make a copy of your desktop or a copy of a
single window 
(for example the window of the browser displaying your picture...)


> -----Message d'origine-----
> De:   Jarno Peschier [SMTP:jpeschier@impuls-sw.nl]
> Date: mardi 6 mars 2001 10:20
> À:    'David.Krentz@disney.com'; Danvarner@aol.com
> Cc:   dinosaur@usc.edu
> Objet:        RE: Attention Paleolife Artists
> Just a quick reply on this (I know it is in fact totally off-topic):
> recently I saw a method to turn off the context menu (right-click) in a
> webbrowser that has JavaScript support and a high enough version number
> (i.e. the current browsers like IE5). This means that right-click on an
> image and then choosing "Save as..." does work any more.
> Of course it nowhere near full-proof, since if you look at the HTML source
> you see the URL to the image and you can still download that directly, but
> for perhaps 90% (or more) of the webbrowsing population this will be
> enough
> to prevent them from saving your images as separate files since this is
> the
> method most people know of and use.
> This is from memory, but I think the code was something like this:
> <BODY  ...whatever...  OnContextmenu="Return false;">
> Hope this at least helps some...
> Met vriendelijke groeten,
> Jarno Peschier (postbus@jarno.demon.nl via jpeschier@impuls-sw.nl)
> > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> > Van: David Krentz [mailto:David.Krentz@disney.com]
> > Verzonden: maandag 5 maart 2001 18:50
> > Aan: Danvarner@aol.com
> > CC: dinosaur@usc.edu
> > Onderwerp: Re: Attention Paleolife Artists
> > 
> > Danvarner@aol.com wrote:
> > > I thought I'd put this on the list since so many list 
> > members are effected or know an artist who's effected. [...]
>   This is one reason why I haven't put any flat work on my website! 
> Does anyone out there have any suggestions as to how to make digital
> images hard to copy?  This guy in Thailand even had the guts to put
> Disney images on his site.  That's just plain crazy!
>   David Krentz