Napster copy-protection is easy to get around

Posted on Wednesday, Feb 16 2005 @ 17:06 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Napster saga continues as smart users pointed out that there are techniques to turn copy-protected downloads from the Napster subscription service into unprotected files by using a free tool.
"It's not a new thing," said Napster spokeswoman Dana Harris. "We do all we can to make our system as secure as possible for people who want to pay for music." Record label executives nevertheless said privately that they were worried at the attention the technique was getting.
More info at Cnet


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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