Geo-blocking for audiovisual works should be prohibited.

Audiovisual works made available to the public in one or more EU Member States must be available in all Member States under similar conditions. This is especially important for works that have received public support for their production or distribution. The widespread practice of geo-blocking access means that audiovisual works that are legally available in one part of the EU aren’t available in another. This goes against the goals of European integration and cultural diversity.

A satire on the art business in which art experts and dealers who assess paintings are depicted as donkeys. After the drawing by Trémolières in the Hessisches Landes Museum in Darmstadt (cropped).
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