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The Consumer Electronics Show opens Minus Webloggers

Posted by geeknews at 1:15 PM on January 5, 2005

I would have went to CES instead they have banned all webloggers, thus I am flipping them the middle finger and will be going somewhere else besides Las Vegas for vacation. See not only will CES miss me, so will Las Vegas miss my wallet and my wife at the Blackjack table. Sure I could have lied on the application but who wants to go where they are not welcome. [Yahoo]


“The CEA spent more time qualifying attendees this year to make sure everyone in attendance has a legitimate attachment to the consumer electronics industry, said Kristen Peiffer, a CEA spokeswoman. The show is not open to the general public, and the CEA does not allow the blogging community or other independent observers to attend the show.
[Infoworld]

2 Comments

  1. From Ben Klausner at 5:04 pm on January 5, 2005

    Curious. Engadget is reporting that they have moved their entire operation to CES for the duration.

  2. From Threadwatch.org at 6:29 pm on January 5, 2005

    CES have Banned Bloggers – WTF?

    From this infoworld story:

    “The CEA spent more time qualifying attendees this year to make sure everyone in attendance has a