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Norway Extends Deadline for Apple

Norway, Sweden and Denmark have extended their deadline from June 21 to August 1 for Apple to respond to claims that the licensing at the iTunes Music Store violates Scandinavian consumer rights laws, according to Reuters. Norway recently imposed the original June 21 deadline on Apple.

The Scandinavian countries are claiming that Apple is violating their laws with the terms of sale imposed on purchases from the iTunes Music Store by including FairPlay digital rights management technology that limits songs from playing on music players other than the iPod.

Marlene Winter from Denmark's national Consumer Agency commented "We know our Norwegian colleagues are prepared to take the issue to court and of course if they get a ruling in Norway it will be very interesting for us because our consumer laws are so similar."

So far, Apple has been unwilling to share its digital rights management technology with other companies. Analysts speculated that the company would shut down the iTMS is France when legislation forcing companies to share DRM technologies was proposed, and it would likely do the same in Norway if the courts rule against it.

Norway has not presented a time frame for any potential court case, and Apple was unavailable for comment.

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