Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Saturday, July 1, 2006

French Move Toward New Copyright Law

France may be getting a new copyright law soon. Both legislative houses have given an okay to a new bill which would mandate that new music players and their content, such as iPods and iTunes, be compatible with rival players and downloads. The only hurdle left is France's Constitutional Court, which could declare the law unconstitutional before it goes into effect. Read more here in a Washington Post story. Read the text of the proposed law (in French) here.

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