This comment focuses on the need of the music industry to control the use and digital distribution of music. The author also addresses the privacy issues that arise through the various methods the music industry implements in order to control the unauthorized distribution of digital music via computer technology. The author particularly addresses the privacy issues that arise with the use of undetectable signals that send information about a consumer’s use of that Compact Disc over computer lines, all unbeknownst and unauthorized by the consumer.
Amy K. Jensen, Copy Protection of CDs: The Recording Industry's Latest Attempt at Preventing the Unauthorized Digital Distribution of Music, 21 J. Marshall J. Computer & Info. L. 241 (2003)