French Court Rules Against Sony Music Service

A French court has ruled against Sony in a dispute over its online music service (coverage here and here(paywall) ).  In a case launched by a French consumer group, the court ruled that Sony did not sufficiently disclose to consumers that downloaded songs could only be played in a Sony device.  Moreover, the court also ruled that the very act of tying the song with the device was unlawful, as it ran contrary to the French Consumer code.

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