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Block copying of data when using Microsoft RemoteApp

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I have a company that is using Server 2012 Remote App services and one of their remote apps is a windows share.  They have found that users can copy and paste data from the share to their local machine.  Is there way of blocking this from happening?
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On the server, use regedit:
browse to
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\Winstations\RDP-Tcp
set fDisableClip value set to 1

However, you probably have a bigger universal problem (you want people be able to read, but not copy). This is always an issue, which you can't resolve 100% (ever thought of that people can just use their phone to take a picture of the screen, no matter how much you try to lock it down?).
Also, people can probably also email or transfer the file if they really want it.
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Would this stop people from copying text from their local machine into something like a word document on the terminal server?
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Yes, if you want to take such rigorous actions, you have to live with the fact that you're inhibiting other ways of productivity.
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Ok thanks.
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