France: Apple Distribution International, Conseil d’Etat, 358734, 19 November 2014
Kluwer Copyright Blog
April 21, 2015
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In this judgment, the French Supreme administrative Court, the Conseil d’Etat, confirms the validity of a decision taken on 9 February 2012 by the Commission in charge of setting the compensation for private copying. This decision adopted the new tariffs applicable for recording media subject to the remuneration for private copying, including portable media players, external hard drives, smartphones and tablet computers.