Reply to post: @Hobbes

Europe is spaffing €20bn on handouts for tech

Andrew Orlowski (Written by Reg staff)

@Hobbes

Thanks for sharing!

But you miss the point of the argument.

"The removal of geoblocking...popularity"

The films won't get made in the first place. Differential pricing is a prerequisite of getting the finance. That's just how capital works.

Generic and bland products like Hollywood blockbusters or Mr Bean can be licensed on a pan European basis without these concerns.

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