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European Parliament approves extension of broadcast rules to online video providers

Wednesday 3 October 2018 | 09:44 CET | News
The European Parliament has approved the new audiovisual media services directive, extending certain regulations for broadcasters to online video providers, such as Netflix, YouTube and Facebook, as well as to live streaming on video-sharing platforms. The directive is expected to take effect by year-end, after which EU states will have 21 months to implement the changes in national law. 

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