EU Parliament bans geoblocking, exempts Netflix and other streaming services

The move is set to widen access to many online services, including shopping and car rentals, within the European Union, where many companies continue to use geoblocking to restrict their content nationally. But copyrighted material, including video streaming platforms, computer games and e-books, are exempt, a decision Europe’s primary consumer rights organizations has sharply criticized. – DW News http://ift.tt/2seZkOI