Ebook downloads

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I have recently noted my noted my ebook can be downloaded directly from my site and the web page with the ebook is on google search. How can i protect these unauthorised downloads in the future through passwords or something. Currently the ebook is my file manager and once a purchase is done , a buyer is linked to the file through my thank you page which is password protected.
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Posted 9 years ago

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Hello Vincent

The Password Protection page should prevent the page from showing up in Google's search engine. By chance, did you publish the site with your file downloads prior to adding the Password Protection?

If so, you may just need to wait until the next time Google's spiders crawl your site and the update the info and your page will then become inaccessible on Google.

I do not know of another way to protect unauthorized downloads. I'm sorry. Hopefully others may be able to share their ideas on how to combat this issue.