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

Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Tue Nov 1 16:14:46 GMT 2005


On Wed, 02 Nov 2005 02:49:34 +1100, "Benjamin M.A. Robson" said:

> my eyes, nothing.  Sony has illegally accessed individual and
> organisation's computer systems and as such should be accountable to
> the same laws as anyone else committing this act.  Even if some sort
> of EULA exists with the music player, that you have to accept before
> using it, surely know judge is going to consider it reasonable that a
> consumer is required to agree to an agreement that takes longer to
> read than it does to listen to the music it is "protecting".

On the other hand, if the EULA holds up in court, Sony is totally
within its rights.

Feel free to to take their lawyers on.
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