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#1 Glunn11

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Posted 22 October 2008 - 09:20 PM

Hello BC!
This is potentially the most interpersonal matter that relates to computing that I have ever confronted. My best friend has spent a lot of money on expanding his music collection (in iTunes), and rightfully so, does not feel that his brother has a right to just take his music and put it on the brother's own iPod.

So, my question is how could my friend prevent his brother from essentially stealing music that he bought? I'm pretty sure my friend is down with any ideas you have to suggest.

Thanks a bunch! :thumbsup:

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Posted 22 October 2008 - 10:25 PM

He could password protect his account.
He can also encrypt his music collection.
Some free encryption programs can be found in the Freeware Replacements For Common Commercial Apps topic, under the File Encryption heading, in Post #1.

Edited by tg1911, 22 October 2008 - 10:26 PM.

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Posted 24 October 2008 - 03:34 PM

Alright!
AxCrypt seems to be a perfect solution for his problem. Thanks a bunch :thumbsup:

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Posted 24 October 2008 - 11:16 PM

You're quite welcome, Glunn11.
Hope it solves his "problem". :thumbsup:
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