Protected audio-cd's, know how to recognize them!

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oratonastick used our newssubmit to tell us that he found some CD’s produced by Sony Music that seem to reveal that they are copy protected. This is what he reports:

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Has’nt someone sorted out a way to defeat these stupid protections yet? Whats with that Michael Jackson single? Thats protected right? Most of the MP3’s on the file-sharers are radio-rips etc … but there are some which appear to be CD-ripped? Whats all that about?

the cds play on normal cd players right? well then, i’ll just connect my stereo to my comp. easy as that. if i can hear it, i can copy it.

There are 2 known versions of Cactus Data Shield: - 100 (e.g. Loveparade compilation 2001) - 200 (e.g. Right Said Fred - FREDHEAD (BMG)) The both are copyable :p. Ver. 200 you can simply copy by CloneCD 3.0.9.x -> 1:1 copy. :4 <b>to axia</b>: But it won’t be a DIGITAL COPY!

Yeah… I bought a cd with a protection like this and it didn’t play in my pc and it also didn’t in my Hifi DVD player… :frowning:

Well the new MJ cd was just released, I thought this was copy-protected, but it has been ripped the retail version. peace

the MJ single was only protected for the radio distribution. The release wasnt planned for copy protection afaik. Axia: give your hifi->pc mp3s to an audiophile and they will piss themselves laffing

Next protected CD by Cactus Datashield (200) is Viva Hits 14.:frowning: But it´s easy to make a copy:)

Well, if teenagers wan crack 56bit DVD encryption then this should be small fry. C’mon cracker dudes. Dont take one up the back-pipe. :r Axia: Your idea would produce and analogue copy (back to the dark ages). It’s got to be digital, or it’s no deal.