France chews Apple over proprietary downloads

Wednesday, 15 March 2006, 12:34 AM EST

A draft law before the French parliament would force Apple's iTunes Music Store to open up to competition, and make it legal to hack a DRM system to transfer content between devices.

Under the terms of the draft bill, which will be voted on this Thursday, consumers would be able legally to use software that converts digital content into any format.

At vnunet.

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