Geo-blocking and cross-border access.
GEO-BLOCKING/#VOTE4CULTURE ON 13 DECEMBER
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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
Digital Services Act: The creative and cultural industries recognise that the DSA takes first steps towards a safer and more trustworthy online environment for consumers and businesses
Brussels, 5th July 2022 - Today the European Parliament formally endorsed the Digital Services Act (DSA), which has been presented as a landmark piece of legislation to modernise obligations for onlin......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.