[thelist] securing images

George Donnelly gsd at mac.com
Thu Sep 7 09:39:51 CDT 2000


As soon as the picture is loaded into the browser, the viewer has the

Whether or not they decide to save it to their computer or not is another
matter. Many don't know they can.

Some people have tried to disable the left (?) mouse click on people's
mouses. But this is irritationg and only works on Windows and if people have
Javascript enabled.

This is the web. You can't do it.

Maybe: post a strict copyright statement, add some text or something to the
picture saying that is it is copyrighted?

If it is really important, then consider not using it?

george at cyklotron.com
Truth is never bad. --Ernesto Guevara

> I need to secure a image so that it can't be copied by anyone visiting
> the site. Can someone help me with this one?

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