Lock PDF file until certain date and time

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Is there a way to lock a PDF file so it cannot be viewed until a specific date and time?  

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Only using DRM technology.

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Mar 14, 2021 Mar 14, 2021

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Short of DRM there are things that can be done, but they are more in the line of keeping honest people honest, rather than tight security. That said, to the vast majority of people there's no difference between this and DRM. 

See this example:

https://www.pdfscripting.com/public/Lite-Document-Security-Description.cfm

 

Thom Parker - Software Developer at PDFScripting
Use the Acrobat JavaScript Reference early and often

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