France And iTunes: Confusion May Be The Only Certainty

The Inquirer reports that the French legislative effort to require interoperability has been “gutted” in a victory for Apple but the IHT version has Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres, the French minister of culture, saying the government would press ahead. Meanwhile, BoingBoing‘s earlier report details some of the changes objected to by activists now planning a May 7 protest on the eve of the French Senate debate scheduled for next week.
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