Re: [MEDIA] Sony CD Copy Protection Seems To Rely On HackerRootkit
blacklist-me at davjam.org
Tue Nov 15 22:06:13 EST 2005
On Tue, 15 Nov 2005, Geoffrey Hyde <g.hyde at bigpond.net.au> wrote:-
>"David Bolt" <blacklist-me at davjam.org> wrote in message
>news:VceKheV$KSeDFwlH at dev.null.davjam.org...
>> On Fri, 11 Nov 2005, Porpoise <porpoise1954 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:-
>>>Locked permanently (or until you get an unlock code from the
>>>after you've explained how you came to change region so many times).
>> Unless you've a Lite-ON drive, which includes some Sony drives. There's
>> a very useful utility that comes in very useful when using different
>> region DVDs:
>Yes but installing some Sony drives also means a rootkit gets installed. I
>am not supporting Sony's abuse of my computer, nor will I support them
>helping viruses and trojans to infect my computer.
How does installing a _drive_ mean a rootkit gets installed? It's not as
if a DVD-RW actually needs any software from the manufacturer of the
drive. If you're talking about other software supplied with the drive,
that's a completely different situation.
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