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Apple and the French

Mar 27, 20061 min
AppleData CenterIntellectual Property

In Backspin this week, I tell Steve Jobs why he’d be smart not to just shrug off French sales of iPods because of a possible French law to require open DRM systems. What do you think?


Mark Gibbs is an author, journalist, and man of mystery. His writing for Network World is widely considered to be vastly underpaid. For more than 30 years, Gibbs has consulted, lectured, and authored numerous articles and books about networking, information technology, and the social and political issues surrounding them. His complete bio can be found at

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