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SCAN PROTECT

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027855D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Apr-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-09

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is a scan protecting means such that when a document is created, it can be coded or marked in some way so that it cannot be reproduced without permission. The electrophotographic printing machine recognizes the code upon scanning and refuses to print it.