[clug] Copy Controlled CDs

Darren Freeman daz111 at rsphysse.anu.edu.au
Mon Mar 29 02:08:43 GMT 2004

On Sat, 2004-03-27 at 08:58, Sam Couter wrote:
> Michael James <michael at james.st> wrote:
> > Met my first Copy Controlled CD today,
> >  Paul Kelly, "Ways and Means".
> Ditto. My wife bought Norah Jones' "Come Away With Me" this week.

I tried this CD and it ripped fine with cdparanoia on my drive.

> I ripped it in a different drive and it worked for most tracks. Still
> can't rip the 14th track, both drives make all sorts of complaints about
> it. I'll have to try the whiteboard marker trick and send a letter bomb
> to EMI.

I never bothered with the 14th track as I considered the software it
auto-installs to enable playback to be evil. The backup I produced was
actually an orange-book standard CD whereas the source wasn't.

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