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 Oct 03, 2007 - 09:03 AM - by Michael
* Sony: *bleep* the consumer

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Sony BMG have officially started to try to eliminate your right to space-shift music you purchased.

They say that moving music - say, from your CD to your PC or iPod or SONY PSP - is "stealing."

Gabriel asked if it was wrong for consumers to make copies of music which they have purchased, even just one copy. Pariser replied, "When an individual makes a copy of a song for himself, I suppose we can say he stole a song." Making "a copy" of a purchased song is just "a nice way of saying 'steals just one copy'," she said.
Sony sells a whole lot of devices - including the PS3 and PSP - that offer these capabilities. I guess they really are clueless.
 

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