[Dshield] Sony, Rootkits and Digital Rights Management Gone Too Far
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Tue Nov 1 17:33:01 GMT 2005
No, I would guess that the CD's in question are the
one's that won't play on "any" computer. They have a
player builtin that installs on your machine so you
can listen to the CD using that player only. This is
the typical form of "copy protection" that the labels
--- Brenden Walker <BKWalker at drbsystems.com> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
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> > [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
> > 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
> > Restrictions Management, depending on how you look
> at it)
> > gone way, way too far.
> 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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