Domain Lock prevents unauthorized use on other domains
Domain Lock is the process of ensuring that
web content can only be
displayed from a set domain. Domain Lock was first developed
in 1998 by ArtistScope for its image encryption solutions, which even
to this day remain unparalleled.
How Domain Lock worksUsually, the web content is encrypted to include a function for
comparing the site that is displaying the content to the site
that is mentioned in the function's scripting. If there is a
match then the content is displayed normally. Otherwise, the content is protected by not displaying
or redirecting the user to another page.
How effective is Domain Lock?Domain Lock is the ideal solution for ensuring that content
removed/copied from a website can only be viewable from a web
page on that web site. Thus, preventing saved or copied
versions from being used/viewed inappropriately.
How secure is Domain Lock?
Domain-locking is only as secure as the content itself, and if
that content is not encoded or encrypted then the domain lock
function can be easily modified or removed. For example, if
be the easiest to decode and manipulate.
If the content is Flash (.swf) then it needs to be encrypted
and will only be as secure as the Flash encryption, which
by today's standards is NOT secure at all. Flash was never
designed to be secure, but rather it was designed to be a popular
web page presentation tool.
Why our Domain Lock is truly secure
Secure Image Pro was specially-designed to copy protect images
on web pages. Then Domain Lock was created to ensure that
those images could only be displayed on the nominated website. With our encrypted images,
a key is embedded into
the image and is not stored in an external file that can
be downloaded or otherwise be obtained easily.
ArtistScope encrypted images can only be decrypted by our
ActiveX and/or Java applets, depending on the user's platform.
encoding. In fact there is no risk at all because decompiling
will not yield an algorithm that can be used even with the
computer resources of NASA. Only if the password is known can it be used.
Encrypted images are most secure while stored on the web
server and are protected
from distribution even from your
employees, webmaster and staff, all of whom may have
access to the server.
Domain Lock software
Software that utilizes the most effective domain lock
solutions includes Secure Image Pro,
which is for general image encryption and is supported across
all platforms, along with CopySafe Web
which is the most secure copy protection solution for all web
Secure Image supports all commonly-used browsers on Windows,
Linux and Mac computers.
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