Music Industry Asking For Radio To Pay For Play
Tue Nov 22 14:26:01 EST 2005
At 10:45 AM 11/22/2005, rogerkirk wrote:
>It is true, they essentially did this. However, they initially did
>not inform the purchaser/user that the software was being installed.
>Later CDs had miniscule fine print informing the user that it would
>happen and that could circumvent it by not placing the CD in their
>computer. The hue & cry over this resulted in Sony/BMG
>discontinuing the practice, although there are an untold number of
>CDs in the retail chain that still contain this little bugger. Sony
>has supplied a program that will remove the offending software.
Problem is, the removal software can mess up your computer worse than
what it's trying to remove. Fortunately, none of this effects a Mac!
Lake Wobegone, NH
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