98% of business PC users say Sony DRM copy protection is a security threat


A web poll of more than 1500 business PC users, conducted by Sophos*, has revealed that 98% believe that Sony's controversial digital rights management software, which can introduce a "cloaking" vulnerability onto PCs which play some of its music CDs, is a security threat.

The news comes as Sony announces in the media that is suspending production of any further CDs which contain the controversial technology. Only 2% of sysadmins polled on the Sophos website felt that it was a fair way to fight music pirates. 98% of business PC users say Sony DRM copy protection is a security threat

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 14th November 2005 11:43AM