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An online forum of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law's Privacy and Information Security Committee

Law article dissects the Sony rootkit fiasco.

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The Magnificance of the Disaster, by Deirdre K. Mulligan and Aaron K. Perzanowski for the Berkeley Technology Law Journal,  presents a well-written and thought-provoking analysis of the business and legal disincentives that lead up to Sony’s bugging their CDs with particularly invasive and insecure software that endangered its customers’ computer security and privacy and also violated a number of state spyware laws.

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Author: ABA Antitrust

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