Tuesday, January 17, 2006

iTunes Controversy

Apple is addressing concerns about a new in the newest version of iTunes, which can track data about downloads so customers can receive other marketing information from Apple.

Consumers are now concerned that they downloaded the software without realizing what it does.

Apple has issues a statement saying: "Apple does not save or store any information used to create recommendations for the MiniStore."

Spyware became a major issue in 2005, with nine states passing laws regulating it.

In addition, Sony has been dealing with its problems involving software which downloaded onto user's computers directly from their music CDs. The software, for copy protection, has been taken off Sony CDs.


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