The Sony Rootkit Debacle

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Grandmaster, Dec 7, 2005.

  1. Grandmaster

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    Not too mention the use of GPL'ed code in the rootkit. If this was some pimply faced teenager writing a virus [read blaster] they would throw them in jail.
     
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    Almost obvious it was done without Apple's permission. Sony fell into one really deep hole this time...
     
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    Hopefully the whole silly idea of DRM gets set back a few years by all of this crap. Even the sun shines on a dog's ass..............
     
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    Yep I knew about that too. All the attention has really screwed Sony over. It seems like every week there is a new law they are breaking :D

    I seriously hope so. This has really brought DRM a lot of negative attention. I hope it becomes so unpopular companies won't think about using DRM again.