Microsoft steps up to the plate, kind of

CNET News.com: Microsoft will wipe Sony’s ‘rootkit’. Microsoft’s newly renamed Windows Defender, the software formerly known as the Windows Anti-Spyware Tool, has been updated to detect and remove the cloaking mechanism employed by Sony BMG’s XCP copy protection.

Unfortunately, it looks like Microsoft will leave the actual DRM mechanism intact.

2 Responses to “Microsoft steps up to the plate, kind of”

  1. Ryan Says:

    i cant believe i’m actually applauding microsoft over sony. did i miss the memo on hell freezing over?

  2. Pete Says:

    Found on bash.org: amusing quote

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