Sony BMG rootkit settlement finalized

Wednesday, 24 May 2006, 2:28 PM EST

A U.S. district court judge in New York signed off Monday on a proposed agreement to a class-action lawsuit filed against Sony BMG, which claimed that the company had surreptitiously installed, what amounted to, spyware on customers' computers.

The agreement marks the end of a six-month saga for Sony BMG of how not to protect music from casual copying.

At SecurityFocus.

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