Consumer goods and copyright conundrums
by STEWART MITCHELL
PC Pro [UK], publication date: 11 July 2006
"So is it a clear choice between restrictions on copying and levies? Apparently not; the EUCD allows member states to pick and choose from a host of directive elements. France has riled the copyright lobbyists by proposing lax laws, while Finland threw the regulatory form book out the window, introducing an effective ban on copying for personal use. Crucially, though, the existing levies remain in place."