crafty or clueless – Sony fails to learn its lesson the first time
When the story broke that Sony was loading unauthorized rootkits on the PCs hosting the
Sony USB memory stick, I was baffled. Surely all the idiots were fired last time this happened – when it was discovered that rootkits were loaded from Sony DVDs. Either Sony engineers are supremely stupid, thinking we wouldn’t object to a rootkit installed on our machines, or they are supremely stupid by thinking that we are supremely stupid – which we ain’t.
read up on this Wired magazine blog, or on engadget.