Sony's DRM to get less dangerous, though just as restrictive

Sony's DRM to get less dangerous, though just as restrictive

Maybe you heard: Sony's copy-protected CDs install anticopying technology as a root kit that hides its activities. Yeah, freakout. Anyway, turns out that move could also open a backdoor to hackers, so Sony has at least agreed to patch the hole it created without your knowledge. Oh, wow, thanks.

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