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Unauthorized access to secure PDF content: Everywhere you look?

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Is PDF living up to Adobe’s one-time claim of being ‘Everywhere you look’? At first glance, it looks as though that statement may be truer than was originally intended, thanks to the 500-pound gorilla of Internet search. The most public ‘private’ beta this writer has ever encountered — Google’s ‘Gmail’ email service — offers a ‘View as HTML’ function that may circumvent usage restrictions on some PDF documents.

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