Serving Videos with LC/iRev

Robert Brenstein rjb at robelko.com
Mon Nov 28 07:17:00 EST 2016


On 27.11.2016 at 10:37 Uhr -0500 Rick Harrison apparently wrote:
>So the next good place to publish the eBook would be
>to Amazon.com <http://amazon.com/>.  Unfortunately, they want their books
>to use the .mobi format.  That format does not allow
>embedded content such as videos etc.  You have only
>one way to share enhanced content and that's by
>giving out a URL link to one's web content.  That
>URL is a fixed link in the book once it's published,
>and will always go to the same place.

Sounds like the LC/iRev script will not solve your problem either. 
Even if your server obfuscates the real URL, people can simply pass 
the link published in the ebook. It seems to me that the real issue 
for you is how to uniquely and reliably identify users who are 
authorized to see your video. I venture that you need to somehow tap 
into the unique identification attached to each online purchase.

RObert




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