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New How does that prevent all copying
When you have all those Phillips CD recorders and other hardware only copiers/recorders (not to mention Linux driven computers)?

The only way would be to make the CDs playable only on Windblows machines, and I don't think the music industry is ready to give up that many sales just to make sure the CDs can't be pirated.

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New It won't.
That's not the idea - the idea is to get M$ more money by overselling some idea to the (computer illiterate) RIAA.
     Microsoft unveils new CD copy protection - (tuberculosis) - (14)
         I don't see how it could work, either. -NT - (static) - (1)
             Wait... I just figured it out... - (folkert)
         It will work the usual way. - (inthane-chan) - (2)
             How does that prevent all copying - (Steven A S) - (1)
                 It won't. - (inthane-chan)
         Couldn't you still just rip the songs with a MP3 Ripper? - (orion) - (8)
             You wouldn't need the MP3 step to do that. - (static) - (7)
                 Re: You wouldn't need the MP3 step to do that. - (orion) - (6)
                     WAV=Original audio; MP3=LOSSY-compressed. So why use MP3 ?!? -NT - (CRConrad) - (4)
                         Because MP3 saves on hard drive space - (orion) - (3)
                             We were talking about burning CDs, see thread start subject. -NT - (CRConrad) - (2)
                                 Yes but if you cannot burn a CD because it is protected - (orion) - (1)
                                     There's always the 'analog hole', true... -NT - (imric)
                     Well, yes. - (static)

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