European Parliament’s report on the implementation of the Geo-blocking regulation: The creative and cultural industries applaud today’s plenary vote.
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European Parliament’s report on the implementation of the Geo-blocking regulation: The creative and cultural industries applaud today’s plenary vote
The European Parliament voted for culture today and preserved Europe’s cultural diversity along with consumer welfare. Creativity Works!, Europe’s leading coalition of the creative and cult......Read more
Geo-blocking is one of the foundations for Europe’s creative and cultural sectors, providing Europeans with the means to create, produce, showcase, publish, distribute and finance diverse, high-quality and affordable content. ...Read more
Geo-Enabling and Cross-Border Access
Ending geo-enabling would jeopardise the availability of culturally diverse content and access options in Europe, to the detriment of consumers and our industries.
Fight against Piracy
Piracy continues to drain the creative and cultural sectors’ growth, jobs and investments.
On average, illegal access to or transmission of protected content represented 82% of total piracy (be it sports events, films or music) in the EU in 2020 (EUIPO, 2021 – Online copyright infringement in the European Union).
Digital Services Act (DSA)
A first step towards an improved legal framework for fighting the spread of illegal content online and enhanced consumer protection in the digital sphere.
This Directive has been a once-in-a-generation opportunity to strike the right balance between the interest of users, our cultural and creative ecosystem and the platforms giving access to creative works.