Hacking anti-copy/paste feature of Adobe PDFs

This simple procedure shows what happens when a DRM scheme is not approached wholeistically across a whole products design... any attempt to remain open and backawards compatible leaves you open to attack...
There is however a procedure that will enable you to circumvent the copy
protection using free tools. The trick is to convert the PDF to a PS
(PostScript) document first and then convert it back into a PDF.
So, download
Ghostview en Ghostscript from: href="http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/">http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/.
Next,
open your PDF in Ghostview.
Next, from the "File" menu, select "Convert" (a
dialog will pop up)
Press "Ok"
Fill in the name of the "converted"
file.
Press "Save"
Tada, you can now copy content from your newly created
PDF ;)
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