Can you programmatically add a password to a document? For example: After a user signs a document, a script adds a password and saves it as a new file.
I was told that in the past US government imposed export restrictions on software containing encryption and that that was the reason for this Acrobat behavior. I do not think that these government export restrictions are still in place but Acrobat has not changed in this regard. I guess there were just not many important customers who asked for it.