Oct 19, 2003

CD copy protection trumped by Shift key

LOS ANGELES, California (Reuters) -- A Princeton graduate student said Monday that he has figured out a way to defeat new software intended to keep music CDs from being copied on a computer -- simply by pressing the Shift-key.

So what if they take that option, should we press on all of the buttons on our keyboard? it would be a big boom for makers of keyboards for computers, with all that jammed up buttons.

Audio cd's are digital copyrighted? first time I'm hearing about this, never saw them.