Did Sony CD Malware Violate U.S. Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?
If David Smith, the creator of the Melissa virus, were to orchestrate the covert delivery of millions of rootkits onto the computers of unsuspecting users he would be in handcuffs right now. There is no maybe about it, this is a sure thing.
So when a large corporation like Sony performs the same act isn't it reasonable to assume there will be legal repercussions? The truth is corporations are taken to court all the time. This summer Sony paid a $10 million settlement to NY state who took the company to court for payola. p2pnet.net - the original daily p2p and digital media news site
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