Nice to see that with enough public outcry, Sony will react in the right manner.
I guess now I can cancel those “No Sony” buttons.
The whole ugly affair has turned into a nightmare for Sony BMG, and deservedly so. People were understandably angry about Sony installing software on their system that would cripple Windows if they tried to remove it while giving other malware authors another route into their systems. Thomas Hesse, President of Sony BMG’s Global Digital Business Division didn’t help with his assertion that what people didn’t know wouldn’t hurt them. Well now they know, and Sony is the one left with egg on its face. Let’s see what it comes up with next from its apparently bottomless bag of proprietary technology and bad DRM.
Sony BMG caves to outcry, drops DRM software