Microsoft may build a copyright cop into every Zune

Thursday, 8 May 2008, 12:08 AM EST

If you like to download the latest episodes of “Heroes” or other NBC shows from BitTorrent, maybe you shouldn’t buy a Microsoft Zune to watch them on.

A future update of the software for Microsoft’s portable media player may well include a feature that will block unauthorized copies of copyrighted videos from being played on it.

At the NY Times.

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