Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Apple is Getting Serious in TV Shows and Film Prospect
Acer's New 4K Projectors Bring the Benefits of Cinema Home
Fiat Chrysler Joins BMW, Intel, Mobileye in Autonomous Driving Team
Kingston Adds Lower 4GB and 8GB Capacities to DataTraveler 2000 Encrypted USB
Intel Ice Lake Architecture Will Find its Way to 10nm+ Chips
CyberLink Launches U Web Communication App for Online Meetings
Samsung Introduces New Portable T5 SSD
Qualcomm Announces Depth-Sensing Camera Technology Designed for Android Devices
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Creativ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, October 20, 2006
Creative Removes FM Recording


"It looks like the RIAA's war on music pirates continues to affect not only legitimate consumers but music companies as well.

This week, Creative announced that it will be removing FM radio recording from its portable music players from here on out. Creative has released a new firmware update for its Zen MicroPhoto and Zen Vision:M players that removes FM recording.

Earlier this year, XM Satellite Radio was handed a lawsuit by the RIAA for allow its subscribers to record satellite radio broadcasts onto portable XM players. XM argued that while users were able to record whatever they pleased, the songs were not transferable and users were not able to move data onto a computer. Despite this important detail, the RIAA pressed forward anyway, indicating that it wanted XM to pay a hefty $150,000 for every song that XM users downloaded.

MP3s, satellite radio and FM radio are all part of the RIAA's music portfolio. Companies are now facing stricter regulations and consumers continue to face ongoing lawsuits.

Besides removing FM recording off its new Zen firmware, Creative also introduced several minor fixes such as video zooming and language support.


Previous
Next
Microsoft: no bug in Internet Explorer 7        All News        Sony Blu-ray Player Delayed Again
LiteOn Introduces New-Generation HDD/DVD Recorders with HDMI Output     Consumer Electronics News      Sony Blu-ray Player Delayed Again

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Creative Targets Audiophiles With New Sound BlasterX AE-5 Gaming Sound Card
Creative Introduces Draco HS880 Gaming Headset
Creative Unveils Sound Blaster X7 Limited Edition At CES
Creative Introduces the MUVO mini Weatherproof Bluetooth Portable Wireless Speaker
Creative Subsidiary ZiiLabs Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Samsung and Apple
Creative Announces New External USB Sound Card
Intel Licenses ARM IP From Creative
Creative Introduces New Sound Blaster Z-series Sound Cards
Creative Launches New Tablet Platform For The Chinese Market
Creative Unveils ZEN X-Fi3 at IFA Berlin 2011
Creative Releases Quad-core Sound Blaster Recon3D Sound Cards
Creative Launches ZiiO TABLETS And Zen Touch 2

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .