The evolution of Copy Protection for the Internet

The evolution of Copy Protection for the Internet

The need for copy protection to protect the livelihood of artists online was realized in 1998 and the very first effective image protection was developed by ArtistScope, one of the partners providing the SafeGuard Media service. Secure Image was also the first encryption solution for online images that were domain locked, thus making their storage on the server most secure, even from company and webhosting staff.

It was ArtistScope who further developed copy protection to include protection from screen capture, protecting all media from all methods of copy. Displaying and copy protecting media in popular web browsers has always been most difficult, mainly because they have always been designed at cross purpose and to be popular, enable everyone to save, download and collect media and information in many ways.

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The only Copy Protected Web Hosting solution

The only Copy Protected Web Hosting solution

To properly protect media on web pages there is only one solution that effectively prevents all copy, and it requires a dedicated server for the permissions required to install software on the server at system level.

Providing copy protection for websites has not been feasible for web hosts who need to cater for low maintenance and basic support. Also, until now, there was no effective solution that could copy protect all media displayed on all devices including Mac and mobile phones… until now. The ArtistScope Site Protection System (ASPS) is a copy protection solution that most effectively protects web pages from all copy, and the ArtisBrowser, which is specially designed to protect web content where all other web browsers fail, is now available for Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and iPad devices.

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