Media regulator Ofcom will delegate much of the oversight of video on demand services when a new European Union Directive comes into force in December. Ofcom has outlined which services will and which won't be covered by the new rules. The Television Without Frontiers Directive has been replaced in Brussels by the Audio Visual …
Ah. The EU.
For a moment there I thought that they might be about to get off their fat backsides and castigate the providers for cutting off content from anyone whose IP range they don't like and insisting that they treat Europe as one audience. You know, this useful single market stuff that's the only bit of what they do that the public give a rat's arse about.
But no. It's just the usual crud about who to, when, where and how you're allowed to show someone's dick.
Presumably they got a nice free lunch out of the content providers for skirting round the difficult bit that flies in the face of their stated objectives. Again.
Then we're all doomed. Have they ever done anything that benefited the general public rather than business and the government?