[linux-audio-user] [OT] Audio CDs/DRM/Windows rootkit. What's next?

studio-64 fsmith at walescomputers.co.uk
Thu Nov 3 04:47:38 EST 2005

I was following this on /
(yes I should be doning other things!!)

After wading through the usual right wing crap it seems that sony really 
are putting this thing out.

They seem to feel thay and other large companies are above the laws they 
'pay' lawmakers to make.

At the moment it seems to be a windows thing, amazes me how many 
Americans dont realise they have no

1 privacy
2 rights


tim hall wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 November 2005 16:09, Mark Knecht was like:
>>   Very off topic, but I thought it might be of interest to some. Even
>>commercial audio CDs are becoming unsafe. Please excuse the noise.
> OT maybe, but fascinating nonetheless.
> Does anyone have any idea whether these rootkits would affect Linux machines? 
> I live under the glorious assumption that we can't be touched by this 
> technology, should I start worrying?-]
> I love the surprise with which people announce their discovery that Sony BMG 
> are bastards. Du~uh!


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