Sony rootkit – the satellite image

Wow. This is amazing: a photo of the world showing where rootkit-related DNS lookups are coming from.

There’s also an excellent summary of the legal issues at Groklaw (both links via Metafilter).

Meanwhile The Register argues that the whole sorry saga probably won’t amount to much:

Far from being a historic turning point in the public’s perception of nefarious DRM tactics, that many hoped, it’s proof that the CD buying public is impervious to technology warnings, or at least extremely slow to cotton on.