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Creative Says Custom Drivers Are "Stealing," Gets Rocked by Protests
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Written by Danrok   
Monday, 31 March 2008 11:37

From DailyTech:

Many Creative soundcard users are enraged by the company's latest corporate tactics.  In the past, many high-end PC components have been almost synonymous with custom drivers.  Whether it be NVIDIA, ATI, or Creative; graphics and sound chip makers have large fan bases who write custom mods both out of a desire for performance and out of necessity.

However while most hardware manufacturers have cast a blind eye on the driver modding community or even encouraged it, Creative has taken a hard-line stance that has many users crying foul.  Creative on Friday posted a notice on its message board, threatening driver maker "Daniel_K" with legal action.

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