EU Commission Proposes Netflix Production Quotas

In a new proposal outlined by the European Commission as part of a revision to the 2010 Audiovisual Media Services Directive, at least 20% of the content offered to European customers by on demand services such as Netflix and Amazon will have to be produced locally. According to the European Commission, European television stations invest about 20% of their turnover in local original content, while streaming services only spend 1%. With a minimum quota of European content, the Commission wants to