[Gllug] Copy-protected CD's

Simon Stewart sms at lateral.net
Wed Apr 10 13:37:35 UTC 2002

On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 01:48:31PM +0100, tet at accucard.com wrote:
> As I understand it, they CDs are pressed with deliberate CRC errors
> encoded into them. CD-ROM drives tend to enforce the error correction
> more strictly (in hardware, I believe), and refuse to read what seems
> to be a corrupt track, where audio CD players tend to skip the track
> in question (which the record companies are claiming isn't audible to
> the human ear).

Given that the 3 discs with "copy protection" on that I can think of
are by Shakira, Celine Dion and Natalie Imbruglia (sp?), any lost
tracks are appreciated.



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