[Gllug] (OT) End of copying CD's?

Chris Ball chris at void.printf.net
Wed Apr 10 12:40:54 UTC 2002

>>>>> "Robert" == Robert Wood <rob at empathymp3.co.uk> writes:

    Robert> Is this likely to affect all pc's or just windoze only
    Robert> systems?

As I understand it, the CDs are purposefully written with bad blocks,
causing read errors on computer players (and nothing on more tolerant
'normal' players); so, it'll affect everything.

This also affects copying the CD, naturally, unless you use a copier
that doesn't try to interpret the data before shifting it over.

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