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EU to extend broadcast regulations to OTT sector

Wednesday 25 May 2016 | 12:25 CET | News
The European Commission has approved a proposal to reform the Audiovisual Media Services Directive and extend a number of regulations to online video platforms. The main changes to the directive will see online providers required to take a more active approach to taking down harmful content, such as pornography and violence, and content that incites hatred. They will also be required to ensure at least 20 percent of the content in their catalogue is of European origin, and EU states will be allowed to require online video providers to contribute financially to content production. In an

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