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Caveat Lector: Beastie Boys Evil Jun 16 2004 08:10AM
Dragos Ruiu (dr kyx net) (3 replies)
Re: Caveat Lector: Beastie Boys Evil Jun 17 2004 09:20AM
Shaun Lipscombe (shaun lipscombe gmsl co uk)
* Dragos Ruiu wrote:

> Well I truly regret actually purchasing a copy of the new Beastie Boys album
> to support them.
>
> It seems that Capitol Records has some sort of new copy protection system,
> that automatically, silently, installs "helpful" copy protection software on
> MacOS and Windows as soon as you insert the CD into default systems.
> I'm not sure exactly what it does yet, but I am sure regreting actually
> purchasing said media now... they don't deserve my money if they choose
> to pull stupid stunts like this. Installing software without your permission
> sounds like viral malware behaviour to me. I certainly hope the AV companies
> put signatures into their products for this crap.
>
> They include some sort of uninstaller buried on there for Windows, but
> I see no such thing for MacOS. If anyone has disassembled the
> aforementioned malware already and can save us some time with
> instructions on how to remove it... thanks in advance.

Did you hold the shift button down to cancel the Autoplay functionality
of Microsoft Windows?

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[ reply ]
Re: Caveat Lector: Beastie Boys Evil Jun 17 2004 02:28AM
PC Sage (swayze pcsage biz)
Re: Caveat Lector: Beastie Boys Evil Jun 17 2004 12:58AM
KF (lists) (kf_lists secnetops com)


 

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