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Microsoft to have another crack at updating Media Player

Wants it a bit less hackable
Fri Sep 15 2006, 15:30
SOFTWARE GIANT Microsoft is about to have another go at upgrading its Windows Media Player to kill off FairUse4WM once and for all.

Vole released an upgrade for WMP on August 28, only to find that the hacker program almost as swiftly released another version.

FairUse4WM strips Windows media encoded files of any DRM and allows them to be saved to disk. A spokesVole said that Microsoft is "actively working on an update" and keeping digital content providers informed about its progress.

British satellite broadcaster BSkyB, has suspended its digital film download service on until Vole gets its act together.

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