Warning! Protected CD! Will email your address us and we’ll send it to spammers!

There’s a table at work where reviewers put stuff they can’t be bothered to look at (never mind review) for anyone who feels like taking to take home. And I happened to see one that intrigued me a bit…
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Here’s what that stuff says….

RESTRICTED RELEASE ! WATERMARKED DISC!

DO NOT COPY - THE MUSIC ON THIS CD HAS BEEN WATERMARKED WITH A UNIQUE IDENTIFIER THAT ALLOWS US TO IDENTIFY THE INTENDED RECIPIENT (YOU) AS THE SOURCE OF ANY UNAUTHORIZED COPIES

BY OPENING THE SEAL YOU ARE !WARNING! AGREEING TO THE TERMS BELOW

RESTRICTED RELEASE TERMS

IN CONSIDERATION OF RECEIVING THIS AND FUTURE PROMOTIONAL CDs, BY OPENING OR USING THIS CD, THE AUTHORIZED RECIPIENT AND HIS/HER ORGANIZATION ("YOU") AGREE AS FOLLOWS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, NOTIFY US AT ONCE AT 1-866-367-5413 TO ARRANGE FOR RETURN OF THE UNOPENED CD. Until the CD release date, this CD is to be listened to solely by the authorized recipient, and oyu agree not to reproduce, transmit, distribute or otherwise make the music on this CD available to any third party. Thereafter, this CD may not be resold, but may be used in any manner consistent with copyright law. At all times, you agree to keep this CD safe from unauthorized use. The music on this CD has been watermarked with a unique identifier that allows us to identify you as the source of any unauthorized copies. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY UNAUTHORIZED USE, REPRODUCTION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION OF THE MUSIC ON THIS CD.

For Chrissake, people, it’s Lindsey Buckingham’s CD. You know? Used to be in Fleetwood Mac? (No? Oh, never mind.) I think she he needs all the distribution she can get. (And publicity, huh. Corrected, thanks for the comments.)

(No, I didn’t bother to open it.)

2 Comments

  1. Er, I think Lindsey might be a he.

  2. Lindsey is a dude. I very few things, this is one of them.