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DADVSIDroit d'Auteur et aux Droits Voisins dans la Société de l'Information (French: Copyright and Related Rights in the Information Society)
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In spite of these shortcomings, the French framework created by DADVSI may have already had an impact on the global marketplace for TPMs, at least in the field of digital music.
DADVSI also clearly illustrates the intention of the French government and Parliament to address the consumer issues raised by TPMs.
One of the aims of DADVSI was to offer some guarantees that the use of TPMs would not deprive consumers of the benefit of copyright exceptions such as the private copying exception.
Although ARMT has not yet issued any opinions, Apple switched its policy regarding TPMs following the enactment of DADVSI, possibly in response to the French legislation.
DADVSI and ARMT reflect efforts by France to define the proper scope of private intellectual property rights and the public interest in ready access to cultural goods and to retain national economic sovereignty in the face of growing global integration of ICT markets.
In late December 2005, when the DADVSI law was put to vote for the first time, representatives in the national assembly went so far as to pass an article to be added to the law that did away with the controversial DRM proposal and opted for the equally controversial global license concept.
The disagreement over the inclusion of DRM use in the DADVSI law is understandable for a number of reasons.
The fear is that if the DADVSI becomes law, private copying will no longer be legal.
Since the DADVSI law makes it a criminal offense to crack a DRM program, as well as share the crack code, it basically ignores open source users.
net, have sprung up where discussion about the DADVSI law is lively and predominantly anti-DRM.
To the end of alleviating these problems in interpretation, the DADVSI Bill endeavors, in its Articles 8 and 9, creates an "Authority for the regulation of technical measures" which will fix the minimum number of authorized private copies with regards to the type of work at stake, the media used for the representation of the work, and the kind of technical measure used.