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Sony Rootkit Settlement

Posted by: , 14:17 AEST, Tue May 23, 2006

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Is Sony getting what they deserve?
The settlement will include a promise by Sony to stop all use of the XCP and MediaMax DRM technologies, which is a given. Then, after paying lawyers' fees (what is a class action for, if not that?), the company will recall all remaining XCP and MediaMax DRM-backed CDs, and then compensate customers who have purchased the ill-begotten discs. Sony has said that it was recalling discs previously, but the company says it is having trouble getting all retailers to comply. More...

Credit: ars technica


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