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French President wants Internet Tax

Never slow to burnish his reputation as an iconoclast, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has proposed funding France's state-owned television stations by taxing an activity economists and communications experts have come to consider almost sancrosanct: the... More...

French Watchdog Takes EBay to Court

The French regulatory authority, called the Council of Sales, said Monday that eBay's French site should be held to the same standards as other auction houses in France -- which must acquire a special permit... More...

French Minister Backs New Law

The French Minister of culture Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres has said the French government will move forward with a law that would render Apple's iTunes Music Store an illegal entity. The Minister said all music... More...

French Ban DRM on DVDs

A French court has ruled that DRM softwre preventing DVDs from being copied is illegal. A court of appeal decided that the use of the software banned owners from making copies of the products they... More...

Star Wolves French demo

A French playable demo of Star Wolves is now available, offering the first chance to try out this 3D space-combat role-playing game by Russian developer Xbow Software that's already been released in their home country.... More...

French Group Seeks Royalties on IPod

A French association representing recorded music rights holders threatened Wednesday to take Apple Computer Inc. to court in a dispute over lost music royalties. The argument centers on a fee levied in France on sales... More...

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