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Kallico

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I've looked and looked, but cannot find anything without paying a arm and a leg. I take a lot of technical questions for technicians in the field. I created a Excel document, that I can also convert into a pdf file. These techs always have cell phones. I would like to sell this for like $5 each, and send it to a cell number they provide. The one thing I'm trying to figure out is how do I keep this from landing on ebay, or anyplace else, for some goober to copy and sell as well. Does anyone know how I can copy protect the file so that the person I send it to doesn't start making profit off of my work? Short of getting a lawyer & spending big bucks.
Thanks for any help.
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You can't.
The only fool-proof way of protecting anything is not to put it on the Internet in the first place.

Local copyright law varies from state to state and country to country but the general gist is, if its your own work, you own the copyright to it and therefore a potential avenue is enforcement of copyright infringement.
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