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proasp_howto thread: Re: Protecting digital media


Message #1 by "Arun Kumar" <arun.kumar@m...> on Sat, 3 Mar 2001 00:44:09
Hi,
 I am also looking into something similar project. Have you been able to 
find any solution? If so, can you please pass it on to me.
Thanks
Arun

arun.kumar@m...


> Hello, 
> 
> I'm going to be building a web site that will allow users to buy digital 
> media such as mp3 files and images.  How can i implement an asp solution 
to 
> protect those files?
> 
> I was thinking of having the ASP page do a verification of the user, and 
> then write out the content-type in the response, and then stream the 
actual 
> file.  I haven't tried this yet.  This solution will only work if the 
file 
> is on the same server/location as the asp page.
> 
> I was considering putting the files in an NT protected directory, but 
this 
> creates all sorts of headaches and creating an NT user for every account 
> would be a pain.
> 
> Thanks for any help on this.
> 
> Dan Jump
> Senior Software Engineer
> Flashbrothers.com

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