On 14 Jan 2006 the suspect Roy Schestowitz said:
> That, in fact, is very similar to the Sony rootkit if I recall
> correctly. Simply entering a CD onto the drive would have everything
> installed. I recall a controversy or maybe a lawsuit that relied on
> this observation that refusal had the rootkit instated as well.
> "It's hidden, so who the hack will ever notice...?"
It installs automatically only if you have "autorun" enabled on a Win
machine. IIRC both MediaMaxx and ColdPlay popped up a license before
installing it, but only MediaMaxx installed anyway.
Life ain't fair, but the root password helps.
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