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Thread: Norton AV includes DRM software?

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    Norton AV includes DRM software?

    Can any one with norton confirm this? , it sounds pretty low on Nortons http://groups.google.com/groups?q=xl...igy.com&rnum=1
    I just found this on the message boards at www.cexx.org I can't link to the post but it is in spy-ware general as "please read " The jist of this is that norton is sneaking in a digital rights management program in with their AV (xl.exe) http://www.xtreamlok.com
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    The Iceman Cometh
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    Additionally, as a measure to protect users from pirated or counterfeit software, Norton AntiVirus 2004 will also now include a product activation component.
    ...Taken directly from Symantec's Press Release: http://www.symantec.com/press/2003/n030825a.html


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    Senior Member nihil's Avatar
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    "protect users".........................now where have I heard that before?...........and why don't I believe it

    Big Bro rides again?........................hey, I'm not condoning theft, piracy or whatever, but I think that trust has to start somewhere?

    just my 2c

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