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Re: Copy to Clipboard - ambush and abuse by javascript

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 00:55:15 +0200
Cc: TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <FDCC1BC3-C982-4609-A390-3C9E7BBD1FD3@activemath.org>
To: mike amundsen <mca@amundsen.com>

Le 03-juin-10 à 00:33, mike amundsen a écrit :
> I understand that some might want to interpret my suggestion in a way
> it is not intended.


> <snip>
>> There are well known methods to protect your users from copy: e.g.  
>> just put
>> a glasspane on top (a transparent picture) and you're done.
> </snip>
> Works for common Web browsers, but not all user agents.

The "majority", that tastes enough I suppose.

> And it might not be long before plug-ins circumvent this simple fix,  
> too. It's an arms race, eh?

That arm-race is precisely well fought by the fact that Tynt.com pull  
their script from their sites (and they do tracking there of course).

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