[LINK] WinXP Media Player privacy issues
Tue, 30 Oct 2001 14:32:28 +1000 (EST)
On 30 Oct, David Lochrin wrote:
> I'd like to know how Linkers feel about this. Is concern warranted?
> Audio CD and Music File Information
> When playing or copying an audio CD, Windows Media Player attempts to
> locate information associated with that CD, such as the artist name,
> title, and track names. This information is added to the overall list
> of information that is kept in the Media Library. To obtain this
> information, Windows Media Player sends a unique CD identification
> number to WindowsMedia.com.
I wonder if it is possible to reconfigure windows media player to point
at one of the free online CD databases, such as www.freedb.org?
Anyone with XP care to comment?
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