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'watermarking' html pages

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022644D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Mar-22
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-22

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

There are many cases today of fraudulent cloned websites. This note suggests the use of watermarks hidden in HTML pages; for example in the whitespace. This will not prevent illegal cloning, but will assist in identification of the cloners.