Flak for Europe copyright plans

The media and sports industries are opposing the European Commission’s plans to change copyright law to make more films, sports and TV shows available online throughout the 28-nation bloc.

In its plans for a “digital single market” the commission wants to make broadcasters’ online transmissions more easily available across borders, but that risks diluting the licensing value of content and undermining the way films and TV shows are financed, lobbyists say.

Source: Flak for Europe copyright plans | Europe | BDlive

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