Green paper on the online distribution of audiovisual works in the European Union: Opportunities and challenges towards a Digital Single Market

13 Jul 2011

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Published within the context of the Europe 2020 Strategy, the Green Paper explores the effect of technological developments on access to and the development of audiovisual and cinematographic works.

The first part of the Paper (section 2 and 3) addresses rights clearance for the online distribution of audiovisual media services, whereas the second part (section 4) focuses on audiovisual rights holders’ remuneration for the online use of their works. The final part (section 5) deals with special uses of audiovisual works and beneficiaries of exceptions.