Sony DRM can be Defeated With a Piece of Tape

The controversial XCP digital rights management technology that Sony BMG bundled in its audio CDs can easily be defeated by applying a small piece of tape to the discs claimed Gartner.

“After more than five years of trying, the recording industry has not yet demonstrated a workable DRM scheme for music CDs,” Gartner concluded in a newly published research note.

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  1. Sony Settles Rootkit Class Action Lawsuit - Phil Law Blog Says:

    [...] Sony rootkit caused tremendous backlash in the user community and on the internet. Unfortunately for Sony the same much maligned DRM protection could be subverted by a simple piece of tape. [...]

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