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Old 03-12-2009, 11:30 AM   #3
RJ Emery
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... That level of control over another person's computer is akin to trojans/viruses, and therefore the object of much that computer security tries to defend against.
The intention here is not to surreptitiously notify me of who has or is reading the document. I would put a notice at the top of Page 1 advising readers that opening the PDF does 'phone home.' I distribute the document to a few select others, and they are free to pass it on, but I wish to know who all is reading it.

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Some people have outgoing firewalls to stop applications 'phoning home', which is often seen as bad manners.
Good point.

   
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