Limit pdf documents to one particular computer for viewing

Posted on 2006-04-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I am creating an application that gives users the ability to download a pdf document.

I want to somehow "tag" this pdf document so that only the user who downloaded it can open it on his/her computer.

Nobody else should be able to open it on another computer.

Please let me know if there is a way to accomplish this.
Question by:SWB-Consulting
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    You need to use a "digital rights management" (DRM) solution. Whenever you see "DRM", you need to translate in your head to "expensive" :)
    There are solutions available from Adobe and from 3rd parties. Take a look at FileOpen:


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