November 2nd, 2005

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Geek stuff -- a true-life technical detective story

Is Sony really putting illegal software on your computer when you play a music CD? -- could they be violating both the spirit and the letter of various laws, domestic and international, against mal-ware and spy-ware, that is, against installing software without your permission that limits your ability to use your computer? Apparently this is more of a problem for MS users...

...but anyway, if you enjoy technical detective stories, take a look. Might even be able to sell a fictionalized version of this to an sf magazine... or stretch into a movie!
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