I'm a court reporter. I get paid for copies of my work, so when an attorney says "I don't want a copy, but my client wants to read and sign the transcript," I'd love to send an unprintable, uncopyable PDF of the transcript; the client could read that on a computer, and he and the attorney would be otherwise unable to use it.
A very little Googling showed me, however, how easy it is to print a locked PDF file, even if ALL options have been disabled and secured, including accessibility, using GPL software.
So now I have to print the transcript I'm not able to sell, and the client comes to me to read and sign.
Timothy J. McGowan
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