Creative boycotts CeBIT over MP3 ban

One of the world's leading multimedia manufacturers, Creative Technology, is boycotting the world's largest computer show, CeBIT.The annual Hannover event has, according to Creative, bowed to pressure from the music industry and banned all MP3-related devices.

One of the world's leading multimedia manufacturers, Creative Technology, is boycotting the world's largest computer show, CeBIT.

The annual Hannover event has, according to Creative, bowed to pressure from the music industry and banned all MP3-related devices. Creative has several such devices in its catalogue and objects to the event organizers' apparently draconian measures. -- Graeme Wearden, ZDNet UK