Solid Oak Software, the developer of CyberSitter, claims that the look and feel of the GUI used by Green Dam mimics the style of CyberSitter. But more damning, chief executive Brian Milburn said, was the fact that the Green Dam code uses DLLs identified with the CyberSitter name, and even makes calls back to Solid Oak's servers for updates.
LionMage writes: "This morning, I saw a disturbing article on the BBC about Western Digital caving in to Hollywood interests and prohibiting all sharing of music and audio files using their products. Buried deep in the article are the details: this blocking pertains to NAS products, and specifically to Western Digital's Access Anywhere software. Over 30 file types are blocked by the software. The software does not make allowances if, for example, you are the rights holder and are allowing distribution of your own content.