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Wednesday, 6 October 2004


Findlaw reports that Sony is to stop using copy-control on its music CDs. Previously the CDs came with built-in software that allowed users to make one copy of the music on to their personal computers but stopped them from making further copies. Now though the company is saying consumers have got the message that illegal copying is wrong.

The change in strategy, which can also be seen from recent moves allowing non-Sony music formats to be played on Sony audio players, is being put down to a need to make Sony products compatible with the formats of other companies.

The IPKat says that moves by a company as big and powerful as Sony to limit the role of copy protect can’t be ignored.

More on avoiding copy-controlled CDs here, here and here

1 comment:

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