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

Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Tue Nov 1 18:50:09 GMT 2005


On Tue, 01 Nov 2005 19:18:15 +0100, Stephane Grobety said:

> What is however extremely wrong is the fact that Sony's DRM system
> tries to hide itself from the user. It has absolutely no legitimate
> reason to do so except deceive the user. Now, IANAL but I would think
> that this falls under "non authorized use" wich is, IIRC, a federal
> crime in the US.

You authorized it when you clicked 'OK' on that EULA, presumably.
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