E.U. Eyes Online Movie Market In Competition Probe

Law360, New York (July 28, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The European Commission said Friday it planned to investigate obstacles to competition in the burgeoning market for online distribution of movies and games.

The E.C. is hoping to jump-start growth of the online market for digital content in the European Union. The online market for games and films amounts to €3 billion a year, and the total market of the same content is €100 billion annually, according to E.C. spokesperson Martin Selmayr.

Online content is set to play a key part in the expansion of the...
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