Apple Wins Latest Round In French DRM Struggle

The French copyright law meant to encourage interoperability may wind harming individuals who try to find their own solutions. The latest twist is a change to the law that would mean anyone who reverse engineers DRM to allow interoperability could be fined. The change is part of a 12-page legal finding late last week by the French Constitutional Council; the council found major elements of the law to be unconstitutional, particularly in regard to the 1789 Declaration on Human Rights, and issued changes. Among them via the IHT:

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