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Sony's root kit, the DMCA, and lawyers: some circle of hell

Sony's root kit, the DMCA, and lawyers: some circle of hell

Lawyers in Italy have filed a lawsuit against Sony over its root-kit-installation shenanigans, and some San Francisco lawyers are working on their own versions, citing California antispyware laws. Meanwhile, if you try to uninstall Sony's sneaky DRM software, you may need a lawyer--for violating the DMCA. Awesome.