The Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic has filed a formal objection to Sony's Canadian rootkit class action settlement. The objection received the support of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which challenged Sony's description of the events leading up to the U.S. settlement. EFF has posted the relevant documents including:
- Notice of Objection [PDF, 306K] September 18, 2006
- Fewer Affidavit [PDF, 1M] September 18, 2006
- Cohn Affidavit [PDF, 1M ] September 18, 2006
A court is set to hold a hearing on the settlement on Thursday.