Will They Find A Middle Ground? [2:51 pm]
Is there such a thing as compromise when it comes to digital restrictions management: France Softens iTunes Law, but Apple Is Still Disgruntled
Leading French lawmakers voted Thursday to water down a draft copyright law that could force Apple Computer to make its iPod music player and iTunes online store compatible with rivals’ offerings.
But the changes did not appear to go far enough to satisfy Apple, which dropped the strongest hint yet that it might withdraw from the French downloading market rather than comply.