Sony Debacle Puts Spotlight On EULAs

Law360, New York (November 30, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Sony BMG has recently been in the news. Sony has sold several million Compact Discs (CD) having a copy-protection software called Rootkit. The software embeds itself deep into the user’s computer, whereby the software restricts the end user’s ability to copy the content of the CD. The controversial software program has come under fire for inadvertently exposing vulnerabilities in the user’s computer. The vulnerabilities allow hackers to access the user’s computer system to steal information or deliver a virus. The software must be installed one is...
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