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)
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)
That could be why it sounds like crap when my X-Box trys to play it...
the audio cuts in an out REAL bad...

I assume you would want to take a peak at beastie.exe if you really
wanted to figure out what they are doing.

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.
>caveat emptor,

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