Secure media... streaming server on AWS?

Could someone advise me how you could set something up on AWS that would be like or exactly a streaming media server? I use that term because I heard others call it that. I want to play media from a website, and I do not want the user to be able to download the content. I do not mean something that is simple like; not have a download button. I mean when the user comes to the site with things like IDM it just cannot be done. I would like to accomplish this most simply. I do not want to pay anybody for this I want to learn about the technology to accomplish this myself. I am not asking how to do it; I am asking what technology do I have to learn about and implement on AWS to accomplish this (keywords links etc.). Thanks
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serialbandCommented:
All streams are just data.  As such, all streams are downloadable.  You can make it difficult to "download" by making proprietary patented streams, then use the law to prevent others from decoding it like Hulu does.  Hulu just doesn't store the streams on disk, but it is still arriving at the user's computer.

Anyone that understands the tech can still write software to download it.  They just can't sell that software legally in certain jurisdictions.  That's the only reason some sites can't be downloaded from.  It's not because it's not technically possible.  If you're going to build your own, you'll likely be using standard streaming tools that have other tools to "download" the streams to save it as a file.  Unless you purchase one of those proprietary streaming tools, you won't be able to legally block a "download" from a user that wants to save the stream to a file.
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Christopher RourkeProduct Manager @ Experts ExchangeCommented:
You could deny requests to your media server if they are not sent from your particular domain. Here is some documentation on Server-Side Access Control: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTTP/Server-Side_Access_Control

It is not 100% but it would be a substantial deterrent to download for your standard internet user.
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Chris JohnstonAuthor Commented:
Thanks @serialband the comment is helpful.
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Chris JohnstonAuthor Commented:
Hey @Christopher Rourke, that is a super duper idea. It is funny I have been seeing a lot of this "deny certain domain" type of thing working with Google APIs and AWS.I am going to look into this more. Thanks!
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