Monday, December 17, 2007

A Legal Analysis of the Sony BMG Rootkit Debacle

Deirdre Mulligan and Aaron Perzanowski of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology published an article on Sony BMG's deployment of digital rights management (DRM) systems that threaten the security of its customer's computers and the integrity of the information infrastructure in general.The DRM systems were released by Sony BMG on millions of Compact Discs in late 2005.

A summary of the article can be found in Slashdot.