Apple DRM protected from French threat

France’s lawmakers won’t pressure Apple yet others to spread out up their digital legal rights management systems, a study claims.

Voting yesterday, in france they Parliament made the decision it might prevent users legally cracking DRM systems, but passed a tariff of penalties for file-sharers which include an optimum fine of €40 (about £28) for such crimes.

However, individuals who distribute software made to circumvent copy protection are threatened with a new penalty Up to 3 years in prison along with a €300,000 fine (about £200,000).

An offer to pressure Apple yet others to create their DRM systems interoperable was discussed but has not yet been passed.

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1 Comment

  1. jan.kraus
    January 22, 2018 at 9:31 am Reply

    This exactly shows the stupidity of patent system. Patent could cover maybe specific algorithm, but this is covered already by copyrights. nNot general solution!

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