Silly Sony

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Hehehe, it’s like watching a train crash in slow motion. If you’ve not heard about Sony’s copy protection system that installs a rootkit on your computer which informs Sony what you are listening to, and you have a bit of time to spare, read this now. The latest news is that not only are Sony getting sued over this but good hackers have found code from a variety of GPL/LGPL open source programs within the rootkit files, and, horror of horrors, nasty hackers have used the rootkit to circumvent Blizzard’s World of Warcraft anti-cheating protection. Lots more through Technorati. Lets see what happens with this one…

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