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(NT) LOL..Sony's recalling all their CDs...LOL

by jackintucson / November 16, 2005 4:09 AM PST
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They should also create removal instead of patch only.
by Donna Buenaventura / November 16, 2005 2:11 PM PST

A removal for the rootkit they planted that will not put the system into risk. A removal for the rootkit they that will not damage the cd drives.

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too late
by chiawaikian / November 16, 2005 10:29 PM PST

Too late, I lost my trust in Sony products...but not saying I am boycotting them... Grin

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Sony's recalling all their CDs...LOL
by michhala / November 17, 2005 5:26 PM PST

I received an E-mail from Amazon.com advising me that my recently purchased Sony copy/protected CD was recalled. I can return my used CD, Chris Botti's ''To Love Again'', for a full refund. I am trying to find out if Sony will release a 'safe' replacement CD. If not, I will keep the copy/protected one I have. It has not and will not be used on my PC.

As far as trusting Sony, who knows what sinister program might be lurking on the replacement CD!!

from http://freedom-to-tinker.com/...........

>>Not Again! Uninstaller for Other Sony DRM Also Opens Huge Security Hole
Thursday November 17, 2005 by J. Alex Halderman

>>I have good news and bad news about Sony?s other CD DRM technology, the SunnComm MediaMax system. (For those keeping score at home, Ed and I have written a lot recently about Sony?s XCP copy protection technology, but this post is about a separate system that Sony ships on other CDs).<snip>


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Don't let Sony make ONE penny from this!!!!!
by btljooz / November 22, 2005 2:10 AM PST

First, you can go here: http://cp.sonybmg.com/xcp/english/titles.html to find out the answer to your question. There is a place there where you can write directly to Sony.

Second, you are a complete fool if you allow Sony to get away with this 'murder' by not making them give you your money back for that CD. You paid for MUSIC...NOT for 'software', i.e. MALWARE!!! EVERYONE MUST show Sony and their subsidiaries that they will only LOSE money by pulling stunts like this or they will just continue with their bad business practices.

In addition to which, what are you going to do with that INFECTED CD once you are tired of it??? You'll have to break the thing in half in order to keep it from infecting an unknowing VICTIM of Sony's deceptive marketing techniques. Even if you give it to someone you 'feel' you can trust not to put it into a computer how do you know FOR SURE where this CD will FINALLY wind up???

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Wondering how many people
by TONI H / November 22, 2005 11:47 PM PST

are so mad over this that they are actually watching the commercials and realize which new movies are out or are coming out in the very near future that Sony.com is involved with and will be staying away from the theaters in droves? I know I for one won't be going to see RENT and unfortunately, it's supposed to be a GREAT movie.


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