The RIAA was of course cited as the main reason behind the move by Creative as the organization has become quite litigation-happy in recent years.More info at DailyTech.
Apparently, Creative has had a change of heart and has released a new firmware update which re-enables FM recording on its Zen Vision: M player. A single line in the readme file of firmware version 1.60.01 reads "Adds FM recording (for players with current firmware version 1.50.02 or 1.51.02)."
Creative Zen players regain FM recording feature
Posted on Tuesday, Nov 21 2006 @ 11:35 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Last month Creative issued a new firmware update to remove FM radio recording on its Zen players. Now the company has made a 180 turn on this decision: