Is Sony shafting you?

Anyone who recently bought a CD released by a Sony artist should check out http://www.sysinternals.com/blog/2005/10/sony-rootkits-and-digital-rights.html

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What's next is that USB-powered, matchstick-eyeprops will become sponsored by Anarchofreewareno-ads.com stuff.

Sorry, I'm a kagoul-sporting techno-bore but I lost the will to live even before the vert-scroll dropped a cm. Any chance of a Guitarsite prize to somebody who reads it, and condenses it into English?

It's a tough read... However, The Register will provide a much clearer explanation:

Removing Sony's CD 'rootkit' kills Windows
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/11/01/sony_rootkit_drm/

Sony to offer patch for 'rootkit' DRM
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/11/03/sony_rootkit_drm/

Hidden DRM code's legitimacy questioned
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/11/03/secfocus_drm/

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