blcamp (211756) writes "Unlike social networking giant Facebook's retreat from using member's personal information and habits for targeted advertising, Sears remains unapologetic for installing spyware on members of its "My SHC Community."
In response to media inquiries, Sears released this defiant statement:
blcamp (211756) writes "John C. Dvorak posts an excellent and concise commentary regarding the RIAA's recent shift of tactics to file blanket litigation against anyone and everyone who rips their own purchased CD's to their own hard drives.
"Their (the RIAA's) argument is that when you rip a CD to your hard drive, you have made an illegal copy. And while it is convenient for you to do this — you can listen to a lot of different songs without swapping CDs, or you can even (gasp!) load songs onto your MP3 player — it is technically an unauthorized copy. They see it as illegal and actionable."" Link to Original Source