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EU to review Satellite and Cable Directive

August 25, 2015

By Colin Mann

The European Commission has launched a public consultation asking whether EU rules which define where and how satellite broadcasters and cable companies should clear copyright are up-to-date.

It is also seeking views on the impact of extending these rules to cover broadcasters’ services (including TV and radio) provided over the Internet, This consultation is part of a broader review of the 1993 EU Satellite and Cable Directive, one of the 16 initiatives announced in the Commission’s plan for the Digital Single Market. In particular, the Commission aims to enhance cross border access to

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