"It's extremely disturbing and unsettling that Sony has taken digital rights management to this level of deceit," said Mark Russinovich, a software developer who discovered the program and posted information about it on his blog on Halloween.
Russinovich has received hundreds of comments on his blog reflecting that indignation.
"They're not saying music should be free, they're saying companies should not be able to install something on your computer that you're unaware of and that you have no way of uninstalling," Russinovich said.
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