More on Sony: Dangerous Decloaking Patch, EULAs and Phoning Home

Posted by tuxchick on Nov 7, 2005 8:55 AM EDT
Mark's Sysinternals Blog; By Mark Russinovich
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I decided to investigate so I downloaded a free network tracing tool, Ethereal, to a computer on which the player was installed and captured network traffic during the Player’s startup. A quick look through the trace log confirmed the users comment: the Player does send an ID to a Sony web site.

[Ed.- Those darned bloggers- something must be done about them at once!]

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