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Displaying data security with Java Servlet

Farakh khan
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Joined: Mar 22, 2008
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Can we secure the displayed text/html data in Java so that nobody can copy it?

Java Script provide some measures but if I disable javascript then all has gone

Thanks & best regards
Mark Vedder
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Joined: Dec 17, 2003
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The short answer is no. Think about it... if the data was secure, the browser would not be able to read it to render it. There may be some type of plug-in for a browser that takes an encrypted page and decrypts it for render, and disables the browser's "view source", but I am not aware of any such thing.
[ July 11, 2008: Message edited by: Mark Vedder ]
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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