Where did you buy the towel? Did you wash it with powder soap? Hot dry it? The only real way to test if it's scratching your paint is to get a new CD and use the towel to rub the crap out of the face of it and then look at in sunlight to see if there are any small scratches. If so, it's the towel. Or at least some of it is.
____________________________________THERE MUST BE A SUPPORT GROUP FOR THIS ADDICTION. AM I IN THE RIGHT PLACE?