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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

European Film Quotas May Be Placed On Amazon And Netflix

EU Wants Netflix, Amazon to Accept Quotas for European Movies

Agence France-Presse (AFP) News Agency | May 25, 2016

US firms Netflix and Amazon face quotas for European movies and television shows under new Brussels proposals unveiled Wednesday that also aim to lift bloc-wide barriers for Internet shoppers.
The plan is the latest step towards what Brussels calls a digital single market, in which the European Union's 500 million people will no longer be blocked from buying goods and services more cheaply abroad online.
"E-commerce in the EU is not functioning as smoothly as it could," EU industry commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska said at a press conference in Brussels to unveil the proposals.

['As seen on Netflix':] "William Fichtner, Donald Sutherland along with a cast of European Actors portray a group of crime fighters who’s dictate is to only work on crimes that cross the borders of multiple countries." Source:

<more at; related articles and links: (Netflix and Amazon face 20% European content quotas in Europe. The rules are designed to boost the European film industry. May 25, 2016) and (Netflix and Amazon face quota on EU-made content. May 25, 2016); further: (Will Netflix's European Push Bring an End to Film Dubbing? May 21, 2014)>

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