Sony's rootkit mess: the story continues

This story just keeps on giving and giving. Spyware expert Ben Edelman has some thoughts on how Sony could clean up its mess.

This story just keeps on giving and giving. Spyware expert Ben Edelman has some thoughts on how Sony could clean up its mess.  Ben includes illustrations of how Sony could notify customers with DRM protected (infected) CDs and demonstrates with screenshots and packet logs.

ZDNet blogger David Berlind has an update including a note about several artists who are outraged with Sony and worried about fans' reactions. David also has links back to 2001 about copy-protected CDs and how history repeats itself. A reader posted a link to this Yahoo! news story about how Sony may have contributed to the demise of DRM.

Tomorrow I'll get back to our rookit series with part II.

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