The Federation of German Consumer Organisations (vzbv) has criticised the fact that freely accessible audiovisual online content such as TV live streams or catch-up services can continue to be restricted to domestic viewers by geo-blocking,
MPAA chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin praised the German Producers Alliance for their leadership on important industry issues, including the Digital Single Market in Europe.
The European Parliament (EP) has dealt a blow to the Digital Single Market (DSM) by rejecting most of the European Commission’s SatCab regulation.
The European Commission has published the mid-term review of its Digital Single Market strategy. It takes stock of the progress made, calls on co-legislators to swiftly act on all proposals already presented and – crucially – outlines further actions on online platforms, data economy and cybersecurity.
Public service media (PSM) organisations need copyright licensing systems which allow them to respond to citizens’ expectations in the EU Digital Single Market.
The majority of consumers in Germany wants to be able to sign up for digital content across national boundaries.
European Commission Vice President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip said he will introduce the first legislation in its Digital Single Market strategy before the end of this year.