[Dshield] Sony to patch copy-protected,

Tim Hollebeek tholleb at teknowledge.com
Wed Nov 2 22:40:46 GMT 2005


That's at least no worse than SafeDisk, which has caused endless problems
for users of PC games protected with it.

I'm not FOR such behavior, but at least it takes them from extremely
outrageous
and possibly criminal, back to "merely" annoying, braindead, and misguided.

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> [mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org] On Behalf Of Fergie
> Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2005 1:37 PM
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> 
> Sure sounds like it. :-)
> 
> - ferg
> 
> 
> -- Jeff Kell <jeff-kell at utc.edu> wrote:
> 
> > Sony BMG's technology partner First 4 Internet, a British company, 
> > said Wednesday that it has released a patch to antivirus companies 
> > that will eliminate the copy-protection software's ability to hide.
> 
> So it will still fulfill the same underlying insane purpose, 
> only they'll do it in plain sight?
> 
> Jeff
> 
> --
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