Norwegian party pushes for legal file sharing

Tuesday, 17 April 2007, 12:15 AM EST

A small Norwegian political party has called on the government to ban DRM and legalize file-sharing, responding to growing consumer opposition in the country to restrictive controls on downloading and duplicating content from the Internet.

Norway's liberal party, Venstre, approved a resolution on Sunday seeking, among other things, to limit technologies, such as DRM, that limit how consumers can use and distribute legally purchased digital music or software.

At InfoWorld.

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