Thursday, January 12, 2006

THE SONY SUIT SETTLES

A judge in the US has approved the proposed settlement in the case where Sony included malware on CDs; it's going to be costly for Sony, but as a comment on the subject pointed out a couple of weeks ago, they're getting off lightly - they could have been forced to repair or replace all infected computers, which could have cost them much, much more. No wonder Sony are happy to get away with just a few million.