France requires non-proprietary format for ebooks

Ben Finney ben+freesoftware at
Sun Jan 25 23:31:29 UTC 2015

Jil Larner <jil.larner at> writes:

> Just to let you know that since December, 1st, editors must provide at
> least a non proprietary format for ebooks. While it's written in one of
> the lowest level of laws, it applies to everyone.

Can you explain what the law actually requires, and of whom? Which
particular people are required to do what?

Thank you for bringing news of legislation requiring freedom.

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  `\       in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think |
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Ben Finney

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