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The Register breaking news

‘Hi-fi nuking’ CD technology safe claims developer

The anti-piracy system that was last week said to nuke loudspeakers playing pirate CDs this week... well.. doesn't.
Tony Smith, 03 Mar 2002
The Register breaking news

1m anti-piracy hi-fi nuking CDs hit Europe

New Scientist later retracted its report "that an anti-piracy technology, called Cactus, from Midbar Tech of Tel Aviv, could damage hi-fis and loudspeakers (New Scientist, 4 August 2001, p19). This is incorrect". You can read the correction in full here.
Robert Blincoe, 03 Mar 2002
The Register breaking news

CD anti-piracy system can nuke hi-fi kit

New Scientist later retracted its report "that an anti-piracy technology, called Cactus, from Midbar Tech of Tel Aviv, could damage hi-fis and loudspeakers (New Scientist, 4 August 2001, p19). This is incorrect". You can read the correction in full here.
Tony Smith, 03 Mar 2002