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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott yesterday bolstered his pending November lawsuit against Sony BMG Music Entertainment, adding a number of new allegations that reflect harm to consumers who purchased certain CDs. The original suit alleged the company surreptitiously installed spyware using so-called "XCP" technology on millions of CDs that consumers unwittingly download onto their computers when they play the CDs.
So, lets see if I get this right. If I install Sony's malware, they are guilty of violating Texas anti-spyware/malware laws. But, if I remove it, I am in violation of the DCMA? Can you say dualing lawsuits?