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looking for ways to prevent the download from a website of video content.... if this is possible!?
can present video in flash so right click doesnt allow copy... this works/helps, but a look in the view source will reveal vid location
have found a way of encripting html so a look at the viewsource will reveal little.... but have recently discovered this little prob, which renders all previous efforts useless!...
NEW PROBLEM: Anyone with realtime on their computer gets a little popup window sitting on the vid window of any loaded webpage.... so if you are the website visitor you can just click it and download the video file... if you are the website owner / video owner... then the visitor has just popped off with free copy of your content.
1. How can this latest download method be prevented?
2. What is best method of website structure so videos stay for people to watch AT the website?
People who steal to rip me off get entirely different treatment. However, most people aren't 'stealing', they are 'being appreciative':)) That can be a good thing. Had a guy that was hotlinking bunches of our gallery images; more of an 'homage' than anything else. Contacted him directly and wound up making a deal that let him keep right on going, but gave us credit, links... A win-win deal (more win for us on that one) because his little blog page was pretty popular for awhile.
Same deal on other media. Brand it as best that you can, especially video. Depending upon the topic/content you may come out ahead, not behind. People don't capture the stream because it sucks. And if they 'share' it, branding can bring some of their users to your site.
Audio is another matter. I think we're just screwed:))
As the previous poster mentioned if it can be seen, read or heard you can make a copy. Even hollywood with all their millions or possibly billions spent on trying to protect their content can't do it up to an including the latest and greatest BD+ You can slow them down but its not worth the effort IMO.