[conspire] No Sony DRM around here; I'm proud of you

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Thu Dec 8 23:10:25 PST 2005

On Thu, 08 Dec 2005 20:37:37 -0800, Rick Moen wrote:

> Anyhow, I'm proud of you folks -- you CABAL members and Cheryl, the sole
> member of my household to operate an MS-Windows box.  Judging from a
> quick check of my nameserver, _none_ of the Windows machines you've set
> up to query my nameserver has been Sony-crippled.  Which means none of
> you was unwary enough to say "Yes" when a Sony-published audio CD,
> inserted into your Windows computer, asked to "upgrade" (or such) the
> software on your computer.

Sorry, but I couldn't resist:

XB9526JJHLA:~ danielg4$ ssh -X linuxmafia.com
Linux linuxmafia.com 2.4.27-2-686 #1 Tue Aug 16 16:31:22 JST 2005 i686 GNU/Linux

The programs included with the Debian GNU/Linux system are free software;
the exact distribution terms for each program are described in the
individual files in /usr/share/doc/*/copyright.

Debian GNU/Linux comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, to the extent
permitted by applicable law.
Last login: Mon Dec  5 22:17:27 2005 from gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
danielg4 at linuxmafia:~$ exec wget -O - http://connected.sonymusic.com
--23:08:00--  http://connected.sonymusic.com/
           => `-'
Resolving connected.sonymusic.com...
Connecting to connected.sonymusic.com||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
23:08:01 ERROR 404: Not Found.

Connection to linuxmafia.com closed.
XB9526JJHLA:~ danielg4$ 

Whoops, I was going to add ">/dev/null" but forgot. Oh well.

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