[Dshield] Sony, Rootkits and Digital Rights Management Gone Too Far

Brenden Walker BKWalker at drbsystems.com
Tue Nov 1 16:15:52 GMT 2005


> -----Original Message-----
> From: list-bounces at lists.dshield.org 
> [mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org] On Behalf Of Fergie
> Sent: Tuesday, November 01, 2005 9:54 AM
> To: list at lists.dshield.org
> Subject: [Dshield] Sony, Rootkits and Digital Rights 
> Management Gone Too Far
> 
> I'd like to direct your attention to an issue that NEEDS to 
> addressed, and I'm glad that SysInternals and F-Secure have 
> gone public with it.
> 
> This is, indeed, DRM (Digital Rights Management,or Digital 
> Restrictions Management, depending on how you look at it) 
> gone way, way too far.

<snip>

I wonder if I'd be able to listen to the mentioned CD on my linux box?
Does it play on CD players?  I checked the amazon site and it claims to
be an Audio CD in the search results at least...

I don't listen to any popular music really, so haven't watched this
development much.



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