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Old 04-14-09, 05:37 PM   #18
nekrosoft13
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Default Re: Sony DADC (SecuROM) Joins PC Gaming Alliance

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Originally Posted by Badboy_12345 View Post
you just must agree that any protection that installs itself like starforce did is not good in any way.

It functions like the sony rootkit
Again, rootkit in general is not ok, but they are a lot more common then you think.

few examples
http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?t=27491

Sony rootkit wasn't good, but that doesn't mean that every rootkit is automatically evil, almost all Anti-Virus software vendors use rootkit to hide themself from certain virues/trojans. Alcohol and Daemon Tools also use rootkit in a bad way, it screws with your optical drives.
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