As a result of updates by the EU to its rules for audiovisual media services, traditional television and new services such as on-demand broadcasting will compete on a level playing field. Video sharing platforms will also for the first time be subject to rules ensuring that viewers, and in particular minors, will be better protected from violent or harmful content or hate speech.
First, such a report does not satisfy the requirements in order to be treated as a work eligible for copyright protection and, second, such protection would constitute an unjustified limitation on freedom of expression.
This study, commissioned by the Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies at the request of the CULT Committee, provides information on and analysis of the likely impacts of various Brexit scenarios on the EU regulatory environment for the audiovisual sector. In particular, it focuses on a comprehensive EU-oriented overview of the issues related to specific provisions of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive and to the screen sector-specific copyright rules.
Rightholders must have at their disposal an effective remedy or means of allowing the competent judicial authorities to order the disclosure of necessary information.
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