cd copy protection

this article on yahoo describes the new copy protection for audio cds
used by sony. apparently it will crash your pc if you try to listen to the

now, the obvious response is that anyone who listens to celine dion deserves
what they get but it will not stop with bizarre swiss/canadian warblers. i for
one will simply vote with my feet and not buy any copy protected cds. well done

on a more positive note… i use emusic for downloading mp3. you pay a (relatively)small
monthly fee and get unlimited downloads of 200,000 mp3s… legally. this is
exactly the way the record companies should be going, not treating all music
buyers as criminals.