How to Prevent right-click copy of...

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Thanks for the info guys. I like the part about blurring it out. I think I will try that. I could blur some of the info, enough so that it would be hard for them to visually copy the whole thing. Worth a try.
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Good God, is nothing safe!!
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Good God, is nothing safe!!

Not on a public web server.
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Cool site Tom!

If it is connected to phone, or the internet then it is vunerable. There are things that can be done to help keep the honest, honest. But if the systems belonging to Symantec, the IRS, Microsoft, Visa, and Social Security are routinely compromised what do you suppose the bad guys can do if they really want to compromise your systems.

If you use FTP, or frontpage extensions then your site and it's contents are extremely vunerable. The good news is that the little guys like us aren't really worth the effort. Who said that there aren't advantages to being poor, insignifacant, & underappreciated!?

I heard rumors a few months ago about some Flash OCR basically could render graphical text in Flash content.
I also saw some OCR software recently that had limited success at rendering captcha box content.

This is why it is a good idea to keep offsite physical back-ups and also never store things digitally if you don't want the whole world to know about it.
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I have two thoughts. I've got a site that sells stock photos. obviously we have to show the imagery. If someone who knows what they are doing want to to steal and edit my images to try and use them, I can't stop them. But, I watermark them pretty well. I know people who cut their images into a few pieces so that when someone does right click, they get only a portion of the image and have to piece it back together. My favorite way of dealing with it is to lay a transparent image over the images I want to protect. When right clicked, the image that is saved is a greyish rectangle but not my image.

Again, it's very easy to use your snip tool to steal just about anything you want but I believe that a few obstacles will deter most people.

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I agree! Good tip on the transparent overlay. If someone 'snips' the image all they get is the low res image anyway. Thanks for the tip! :cool:
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The problem is that users can Google how to steal images just as easy as we Google how to protect images.:lol:
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And anyone that uses Firefox (other browsers too I'm sure) Web Developer will find a tool on there to view all images on a page and can open the image from there. One way to try to combat that part is to put your images in your CSS instead of inside your pages themselves. Still not a total deterrent, but another few steps someone has to make to get to the photos.
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But no matter what you do, if it's visible a screen capture will get it. ;)
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