French Tell DVD Makers To Remove Protection

French Tell DVD Makers To Remove Protection
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A French appeals court in Paris has ruled that movie companies must remove copy protection from DVDs within a month or face financial penalties. The court has granted UFC-Que Choisir...

Guy Brighton
  • 28 april 2005

A French appeals court in Paris has
ruled that movie companies must remove copy protection from DVDs within
a month or face financial penalties. The court has granted
UFC-Que Choisir (a French consumer protection organization), a
prohibition on DVD copy protection devices , because they are
incompatible with private copying rights. The lobbying group supports
the private individual, who was unable to copy his Mulholland Drive
DVD to a VHS tape to watch at his mother’s house.

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