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[REBOL] Re: Protecting web images : Rebol/flash , other ?

From: gscottjones:mchsi at: 21-Aug-2002 5:50

> Jose: > > Any ideas on how to protect a copyrighted image from > > web stealing ?
> Extensive discussion at: > > > > Consensus: if it appears on screen, it can be copied.
Hi, Jose, My previous search into the topic is pretty much summarized by Sunanda's comment, and explored by the link. In case you are hungry for more: Philip Greenspun also has waxed philosophically on this topic in various places. Unfortunately. some of the discussions are archived at, which has apparently been subsumed into RedHat's arganization and the works are not yet ready for access (like the usenet group archives after acquisition by google). The glossy overview is (if I recall correctly), do what you can to accommodate fair-use and non-commercial use, make it easy for someone to have access to commercial use, and post a hall of shame for infringers. He points out that one can spend a lifetime in court fighting all sorts of injustices, but is that really the way one wants to spend ones life? Here are a few links which will at least give you some additional food for thought: His copyright notice: His philosophy: then skip down to "Case Study: copyright" --Scott Jones