Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/11/23/sony_drm_questions/

Sony fiasco: More questions than answers

Rootkit rumpus rumbles on

By Scott Granneman

Posted in Security, 23rd November 2005 14:20 GMT

The big story the last few weeks has been the Sony BMG rootkit and in fact, it's the kind of story for which columnists drool: a big company does something unbelievably dumb that violates basic security principles. Many questions have arisen in my mind over the past few weeks as I've watched this story unfold. I'd like to share a few of them with you. If you have answers - or more questions - email them to me at the byline link above.

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Scott Granneman is a senior consultant for Bryan Consulting Inc. in St. Louis. He specializes in Internet Services and developing web applications for corporate, educational, and institutional clients.