DRM Allowed Once Again in France

PatentlyOImage031Monsieur Stephane P v. Universal Pictures Video France

Last April, I reported that in France, the right to privacy includes a right to copy DVDs for personal use. [Link].  That case, involving the movie Mulholland Drive, has been overturned, and now DVD makers can once again use hard-wired Digital Rights Management (DRM) as a form of copy-protection to protect the “legitimate interests of authors.”