On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 12:51 PM, Bob Meetin <bobm at dottedi.biz> wrote: > Thanks for the suggestions on storage, several good solutions which I shared > with the client. Now comes a second concern. > > This particular service is to be a paid membership site, yearly or lifetime > memberships. The client is highly concerned that visitors will sign up, > then 'cheat' and share their accounts with others, thus diluting the > profits. Some thoughts: I do not believe a technical solution to this exists. Accounts do not get shared when people who own the accounts don't want to share the information or access involved. Without knowing the nature of the site, it's hard to suggest something. But you yourself identified that nobody would share user/pass combos to their bank account, and that's partially because they themselves value being the only one who can access the account. Successful: when your desire to keep account private aligns with the users' desire to keep the account private Not usually successful: when your desire to keep account private is at odds with the users' desire to share or having nothing to lose by sharing -- Matt Warden http://mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.