Sony is at it again.
Heh.... If you know me at all, you probably know a couple of things about me (in no particular order):
- I love Linux and gentoo
- I own a 2007 Mustang GT
- I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- I really loathe the idea of DRM.
Now, before I get into the details, DRM just makes me sick. I hate the idea of being assumed a criminal. DRM assumes we are all criminals.
Sony has a wonderful reputation of using DRM at any and all cost to keep all of us from using their products any way other than the way they
If I buy a CD, I want to be able to play it in any media player I want. I bought the %!%# thing, so I'll use it how I want, thank you very much.
If I buy a DVD and I want to back it up, I'll just go ahead and back that sucker right up
, thank you very much.
Sony seems to have another idea. How about making DVDs that won't play in a sony DVD player
? Yeah... Nice.
Anyway... Sorry for the rant.
It seems that sony has made a USB memory stick with fingerprinting technology that installs a rootkit of sorts into your C:/windows directory. Treading on thin ice, if ya ask me.
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