EU Seeks Comments On Disney Pay-TV Proposal

Law360 (November 9, 2018, 6:45 PM EST) -- The European Commission on Friday asked for comment on The Walt Disney Co.'s plan to address concerns over pay-TV contracts it has with Sky UK that prevent online viewers outside of the U.K. and Ireland from accessing the Disney content.

To alleviate the commission's concerns, Disney has offered to remove contractual clauses that limit Sky's ability to provide the content to online viewers beyond the borders of the two countries. The commission on Friday asked all interested parties to weigh in on Disney's offer.

Disney's overture is aimed at resolving broader worries raised in July 2015 regarding film licensing contracts between six major film...

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