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How can I secure my video tutorials online?

Last Modified: 2013-12-16
Hi, I'm creating a new website where I sell my video tutorials.

I want to know the following:

1) My website is going to include video-based tutorials, so I need someone to tell me how can I protect my movies from being downloaded (there will be a membership subscription). Ofcourse the user have to be logged in to see the movies, but after all the movie is simply a link inside the html code, how can I know that a registered member will not give the link to his friends.

2) How can avoid the users from downloading the videos to their computer, I only want them to watch the movies online. Remember that some software such as Real Player 11 can grab the video inside a page.

I know it will never be possible to protect my videos 100%, but I need to try as much as possible.

For example, what are sites like Lynda.com doing for this?

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you can set up licensing when encoding the video file and that would have a period for usage and can pop up password from the video and ask you to sign up etc, but not shure who offers it.

try the microsoft site for media licensing options.
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