Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
This is something really nasty in the XP filing system... it's in Windows Media Player, and it not only has all the information about Digital Rights Management, it also has all the information about your local police force..... QED... Not only is microsoft spying on you, they are also telling the cops what you have got on your system....
This is part of the sequence of this file, if you have media player, and do a search for these individual words... you will find it...
I found a couple of links with information on Mr. Hanson but am awaiting a response to my email to him regarding where and how he obtained this information. We'll see what happens.
Link with references.