Sony's 'copy-proof' CD fails to silence hackers

by Uche Ogbuji

Related link: http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2002/05/20/copyproof-cd.htm



An oldie, but one to remember. What more demonstration could we have of the gall of Big Media than this kooky scheme for crashing people's computers in order to prevent them from even playing CDs they have purchased. Yes the RIAA dinosaur is on its way to extinction, but in the meanwhile it's very annoying to have to dodge its staggering feet.