After the CD stunt they pulled the same shit with their USB sticks. I think that was just a few years after the CD incident so there are probably more instances.
Don't buy a Sony.
I fully buycutted them for 15 years, but had to pardon them recently to buy a compact flagship cellphone, they were literally the least evil, all other options had done MUCH MUCH worse, and more recently. At least as far as I know, which is why I am interested in whether they did it recently.