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ARTICLE LINK – the Sony Rootkit story : Wade Roush asks how the world’s second-largest record label, Sony BMG, became one of the world’s largest distributors of malware in TR (Technology Review).

http://www.technologyreview.com/read_article.aspx?id=16812&ch=biztech

A Federal judge has now approved the settlement in the case. District court judge Naomi Reice Buchwald granted final approval for a settlement ordering that consumers will receive new malware and vulnerability-free CDs, a patch to remove the offending XCP or MediaMax code, and Sony will be dishing out free downloads.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/05/23/sony_rootkit_settlement/