Sony root kit CDs: they knew!

Sony root kit CDs: they knew!

BusinessWeek reports that antivirus firm F-Secure warned Sony BMG that its root kit-concealed DRM technology was dangerous--about two weeks before the whole deal hit the blogosphere. When it did, Sony BMG said the root kit wasn't dangerous. I believe they call that "bald-faced."

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Molly Wood was an executive editor at CNET, author of the Molly Rants blog, and host of the tech show, Always On. When she's not enraging fanboys of all stripes, she can be found offering tech opinions on CBS and elsewhere, and offering opinions on everything else to anyone who will listen.

 

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