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Docstoc, which debuted late last year, has rolled out several interesting features for it’s cloud based document sharing platform. The new features focus on the ability to upload and manage private documents on Docstoc, something that wasn’t possible previously. Competitor Scribd has had this feature since the beginning, so Docstoc is playing catch-up here. While I doubt many company secrets will be uploaded to these types of services, they do serve an important purpose in allowing the creator of content to manage who gets access to that content and what those authorized users can do with that content. Docstoc’s example of a business plan for a startup is a good scenario where document availability may need to be tightly controlled. Read more at Docstoc’s weblog:
Ultimate Document Protection: Want to share a Word or PowerPoint file without giving away the actual source file? Upload your document and mark it copy write and your document can be viewed but not downloaded.
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