Microsoft turns customers into criminals

Microsoft is turning customers into criminals by telling them to back up their music libraries by burning tracks to CDs. They are given no receipts identifying dates, amounts, and titles purchased, so they have no proofs of purchase, in case of any future problems proving they own their tracks. When Microsoft shuts the doors on MSN music all the legitimately purchased tracks will become wasted bits. Unless consumers strip the DRM off the tracks. This act of course is considered copyright infringement by the RIAA and could land so unsuspecting consumers in hot water.

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I live in Jacksonville, Florida USA where I ride my bike and run a small PC and network repair biz. I consider my self extremely lucky to earn a living doing what I love. I have been earning my living in this way for several years. Alas, my personality doesn’t allow me to rest on the successes of my past. Entrepreneurs are cursed that way. I started SpyandSeek while still in college but never finished it. (slight ADD another curse.) After a two years in the PC trade I decided it was time to finish what I started and so SpyandSeek was born. SpyandSeek has analyzed thousands of HijackThis logs from around the world since it’s launch in late 2005. It still amazes me how a tiny site like mine can touch so many far off places.

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