Apple DRM protected from French threat

Apple DRM protected from French threat

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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