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Source: ZDNet UK - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Hacks/Cracks The Linux Journal is sponsoring a boycott of the Secure Digital Music Initiative hacking challenge, which starts Friday and promises to pay $10,000 (£6,100) to any hacker who strips out the watermark from a digital song.. . . The Linux Journal is sponsoring a boycott of the Secure Digital Music Initiative hacking challenge, which starts Friday and promises to pay $10,000 (£6,100) to any hacker who strips out the watermark from a digital song.

SDMI is a technology initiative launched by the record companies to crack down on piracy. In the coming weeks, SDMI will try out a variety of security measures, with plans to eventually adopt a hacker-tested technology that will prevent people from playing bootleg songs on SDMI-compatible hardware.

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